expect orations

expectoration

[ik-spek-tuh-rey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of expectorating.
2.
matter that is expectorated.

Origin:
1665–75; expectorate + -ion

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expectoration

noun
1. the process of coughing up and spitting out 
2. the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva) [syn: spit
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