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Latin flammivomus; flamma flame + vomere to vomit.


flammivomous (comparative more flammivomous, superlative most flammivomous)

  1. (poetic) Throwing up flames, as a volcano does.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of W. Thompson. (1745) to this entry?)

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