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English Dictionary: expectorating by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Expectorate \Ex*pec"to*rate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
      {Expectorated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Expectorating}.] [L.
      expecrorare to drive from the breast; ex out + pectus,
      pectiris, breast. See {Pectoral}.]
      To eject from the trachea or lungs; to discharge, as phlegm
      or other matter, by coughing, hawking, and spitting; to spit
      forth.
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