regurgitant /ri gerr"ji teuhnt/, n.
/ri gerr"ji tayt'/, v., regurgitated, regurgitating.
1. to surge or rush back, as liquids, gases, undigested food, etc.
2. to cause to surge or rush back; vomit.
3. to give back or repeat, esp. something not fully understood or assimilated: to regurgitate the teacher's lectures on the exam.
[1645-55; < ML regurgitatus (ptp. of regurgitare), equiv. to re- RE- + gurgit-, s. of gurges whirlpool, flood, stream + -atus -ATE1]

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