\ɛkspˈɛktəɹˌe͡ɪt], \ɛkspˈɛktəɹˌeɪt], \ɛ_k_s_p_ˈɛ_k_t_ə_ɹ_ˌeɪ_t]\
Definitions of EXPECTORATE
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eks-pek'to-r[=a]t, v.t. to expel from the breast or lungs by coughing, &c.: to spit forth.--v.i. to discharge or eject phlegm from the throat.--adj. EXPEC'TORANT, tending to promote expectoration.--n. a medicine which promotes expectoration.--n. EXPECTOR[=A]'TION, act of expectorating: that which is expectorated: spittle.--adj. EXPEC'TOR[=A]TIVE, having the quality of promoting expectoration. [L. expector[=a]re, -[=a]tum--ex, out of, from, pectus, pectoris, the breast.]
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