eructation

eructate

[ih-ruhk-teyt]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), eructated, eructating.
to eruct.

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

eructation [ih-ruhk-tey-shuhn, ee-ruhk-] , noun
eructative [ih-ruhk-tuh-tiv] , adjective
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eruct or eructate (ɪˈrʌkt)
 
vb
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
 
vb
 
[C17: from Latin ēructāre, from ructāre to belch]
 
eructation or eructate
 
n
 
eructative or eructate
 
adj

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eructation
"belching," 1533, from L. eructatio (gen. eructationis) "a belching forth," from eructatos, pp. of eructare, from ex- "out" + ructare "to belch," from PIE *reug- "to belch" (cf. Lith. rugiu "to belch," Gk. eryge, Arm. orcam), probably of imitative origin.
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eructation e·ruc·ta·tion (ĭ-rŭk-tā'shən, ē'rŭk-)
n.
The act or an instance of belching.

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