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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
black vomit
    n 1: caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito [syn:
         yellow jack, yellow fever, black vomit]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Vomit \Vom"it\, n. [L. vomitus, from vomere, vomitum, to vomit;
   akin to Gr. ?, Skr. vam, Lith. vemiti. Cf. Emetic,
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   1. Matter that is vomited; esp., matter ejected from the
      stomach through the mouth.
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            Like vomit from his yawning entrails poured.
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   2. (Med.) That which excites vomiting; an emetic.
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            He gives your Hollander a vomit.      --Shak.
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   Black vomit. (Med.) See in the Vocabulary.

   Vomit nut, nux vomica.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Black vomit \Black" vom"it\ (Med.)
   A copious vomiting of dark-colored matter; or the substance
   so discharged; -- one of the most fatal symptoms in yellow
   [1913 Webster] Black wash

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