regurge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A shortening of regurgitate.

Verb[edit]

regurge (third-person singular simple present regurges, present participle regurging, simple past and past participle regurged)

  1. (transitive) To throw up or vomit; to eject what has previously been swallowed.
    • 1870, James Thomson, The City of Dreadful Night
      A river girds the city west and south,
      The main north channel of a broad lagoon,
      Regurging with the salt tides from the mouth;

Noun[edit]

regurge (plural regurges)

  1. (medicine) Regurgitation, re-surging or re-flux (of something, e.g. a fluid, through a suture, a valve, etc).