vomito-negro

vomito

[vom-i-toh, voh-mi-]
noun Pathology.
the black vomit of yellow fever.
Also called vomito negro [vom-i-toh nee-groh, ney-, voh-mi-] .


Origin:
1825–35; < Spanish vómito < Latin vomitus (see vomitus)

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