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eructate

[ih-ruhk-teyt] /ɪˈrʌk teɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), eructated, eructating.
1.
to eruct.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; < Latin ēructātus discharged, sent forth. See eruct, -ate1
Related forms
eructation
[ih-ruhk-tey-shuh n, ee-ruhk-] /ɪ rʌkˈteɪ ʃən, ˌi rʌk-/ (Show IPA),
noun
eructative
[ih-ruhk-tuh-tiv] /ɪˈrʌk tə tɪv/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples for eructate
  • Anesthesia eliminates the ability of the animal to eructate.
British Dictionary definitions for eructate

eruct

/ɪˈrʌkt/
verb
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)
Derived Forms
eructation (ɪˌrʌkˈteɪʃən; ˌiːrʌk-) noun
eructative (ɪˈrʌktətɪv) adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin ēructāre, from ructāre to belch
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