|Origin:||, past participle of regurgitare, from Latin gurges 'whirlpool'|
re‧gur‧gi‧tate [transitive] formal
to bring food that you have already swallowed, back into your mouth [↪ vomit]:
Some birds and animals regurgitate food to feed their young.
to repeat facts, ideas etc that you have read or heard without thinking about them yourself - used to show disapproval:
She tries to get students to think critically, not just regurgitate facts.
—regurgitation noun [uncountable]