Origin of vomitoryClassical Latin vomitorius
- any opening, funnel, etc. through which matter is to be discharged
Origin of vomitoryLL vomitorium: the spectators were discharged through these in Roman amphitheaters, etc., any of the entrances leading to the tiers of seats
- Something that induces vomiting.
- An aperture through which matter is discharged.
- One of the tunnellike passages of an amphitheater or stadium between the seats and the outside wall or passageway.
(comparative more vomitory, superlative most vomitory)