excrement

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noun ex·cre·ment \ˈek-skrə-mənt\

Definition of excrement

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

excremental

play \ˌek-skrə-ˈmen-təl\ adjective

excrementitious

play \-ˌmen-ˈti-shəs, -mən-\ adjective

Examples of excrement in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of excrement

Latin excrementum, from excernere


First Known Use: 1533


EXCREMENT Defined for English Language Learners

excrement

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noun ex·cre·ment \ˈek-skrə-mənt\

Definition of excrement for English Language Learners

  • : solid waste passed out of the body


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 :  feces

excremental

\ˌek-skrə-ˈment-əl\play adjective

excrementitious

\-ˌmen-ˈtish-əs\play adjective


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