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ēmĕtĭcus , a, um, adj., = ἐμετικός,
I.emetic, turning the stomach: “bolbus,App. Herb. 55.—Hence, subst.: † ĕmĕtĭca , ae, f., = ἐμετική, an incitement to vomit, an emetic (employed by the Roman gourmands as the means of renewed gluttony), Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 1, 4 (cf. bibit et vomit, Juv. 6, 432; dub.; Bait. embaeneticam; al. pineticam, or peneticam).
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    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 8.1.4
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