vomitorium

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An area in which vomiting takes place, in particular a chamber supposedly used by ancient Romans to vomit during a feast so they could continue eating

The slight tremor in his voice dismayed him, but he persevered: Vinnie's Soda Parlor and Vomitorium, home of the nine-pound ice-cream sundae, where you splurge and then purge..

A passage located behind a tier of seats in an amphitheatre used as an exit for the crowds

Miles turned to him beaming, his nostrils taking in the ambiguous smell of molten glass rising from the vomitoria beneath them, which only he among the crew found at all pleasant.

vomitorium

    Silbentrennung

    vo·mi·to·ri·um

    Etymologie

    () From Latin vomitōrium (“entrance to an amphitheatre”), substantive of vomitōrius (“emetic", "provoking vomiting”), from vomō (“vomit”).

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