ordure


or·dure

noun \ˈr-jər\

: solid waste matter that is released from the body

Full Definition of ORDURE

1
:  excrement
2
:  something that is morally degrading

Examples of ORDURE

  1. <polite people do not discuss ordure in public>

Origin of ORDURE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from ord dirty, foul, from Latin horridus horrid
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with ORDURE

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