[ih-ruhk-teyt] /ɪˈrʌk teɪt/
verb (used with or without object), eructated, eructating.
[ih-ruhk-teyt] /ɪˈrʌk teɪt/ verb (used with or without object), eructated, eructating. 1. to . n. “belching,” 1530s, from Latin eructationem (nominative eructatio) “a belching forth,” noun of action from past participle stem of eructare “to belch forth, vomit,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + ructare “to belch,” from PIE *reug- “to belch” (cf. Lithuanian rugiu […]
[er-yoo-dahyt, er-oo-] /ˈɛr yʊˌdaɪt, ˈɛr ʊ-/ adjective 1. characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly: an erudite professor; an erudite commentary. Synonyms: educated, knowledgeable; wise, sapient. /ˈɛrʊˌdaɪt/ adjective 1. having or showing extensive scholarship; learned adj. early 15c., from Latin eruditus, past participle of erudire “to educate, teach, instruct, polish,” literally “to bring out of […]
[er-yoo-dish-uh n, er-oo-] /ˌɛr yʊˈdɪʃ ən, ˌɛr ʊ-/ noun 1. knowledge acquired by study, research, etc.; learning; scholarship. n. c.1400, “instruction, education,” from Latin eruditionem (nominative eruditio) “an instructing,” noun of action from past participle stem of erudire (see erudite). Meaning “learning, scholarship” is from 1520s.
[ih-ruhm-puh nt] /ɪˈrʌm pənt/ adjective 1. bursting forth. 2. (of fungi or algae) prominent; projecting from or bursting through host tissue. /ɪˈrʌmpənt/ adjective 1. bursting out or (esp of plant parts) developing as though bursting through an overlying structure