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feculent

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adjective fec·u·lent \ˈfe-kyə-lənt\

Definition of feculent

  1. :  foul with impurities :  fecal

feculence

play \-lən(t)s\ noun


Origin and Etymology of feculent

Middle English, from Latin faeculentus, from faec-, faex


First Known Use: 15th century


Medical Dictionary

feculent

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adjective fec·u·lent \ˈfek-yə-lənt\

Medical Definition of feculent

  1. :  foul with impurities :  fecal <a feculent odor of the breath>

feculence

\-lən(t)s\play noun



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