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expectoration

[ik-spek-tuh-rey-shuh n] /ɪkˌspɛk təˈreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of expectorating.
2.
matter that is expectorated.
Origin of expectoration
1665-1675
1665-75; expectorate + -ion
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n.

1670s, noun of action from expectorate.

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