verb (used with object), verb (used without object), eructated, eructating.
to eruct.

1630–40; < Latin ēructātus discharged, sent forth. See eruct, -ate1

eructation [ih-ruhk-tey-shuhn, ee-ruhk-] , noun
eructative [ih-ruhk-tuh-tiv] , adjective Unabridged
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eruct or eructate (ɪˈrʌkt)
1.  to raise (gas and often a small quantity of acid) from the stomach; belch
2.  (of a volcano) to pour out (fumes or volcanic matter)
[C17: from Latin ēructāre, from ructāre to belch]
eructate or eructate
[C17: from Latin ēructāre, from ructāre to belch]
eructation or eructate
eructative or eructate

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Example sentences
Anesthesia eliminates the ability of the animal to eructate.
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