emetic

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From French émétique, from Vulgar Latin *emeticus, from Ancient Greek ἐμετικός (emetikós), from ἔμετος (émetos, vomit)

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emetic (comparative more emetic, superlative most emetic)

  1. (medicine) causing nausea and vomiting
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Noun[edit]

emetic (plural emetics)

  1. an agent that induces vomiting

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