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excrement

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noun ex·cre·ment \ˈek-skrə-mənt\

Simple Definition of excrement

  • : solid waste passed out of the body

Full Definition of excrement

  1. :  waste matter discharged from the body; especially :  feces

ex·cre·men·tal play \ˌek-skrə-ˈmen-təl\ adjective
ex·cre·men·ti·tious play \-ˌmen-ˈti-shəs, -mən-\ adjective

Examples of excrement

  1. <an ordinance that requires dog walkers to remove their animal's excrement from city streets>



Origin of excrement

Latin excrementum, from excernere


First Known Use: 1533


Medical Dictionary

excrement

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noun ex·cre·ment \ˈek-skrə-mənt\

Medical Definition of excrement

  1. :  waste matter discharged from the body; especially :  waste (as feces) discharged from the alimentary canal

  2. ex·cre·men·tal \ˌek-skrə-ˈment-əl\play adjective
    ex·cre·men·ti·tious \-ˌmen-ˈtish-əs\play adjective





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