excrement

noun ex·cre·ment \ ˈek-skrə-mənt \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of excrement

:waste matter discharged from the body; especially :feces

excremental

play \ˌek-skrə-ˈmen-tᵊl\ adjective

excrementitious

play \ˌek-skrə-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

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Origin and Etymology of excrement

Latin excrementum, from excernere


EXCREMENT Defined for English Language Learners

excrement

noun

Definition of excrement for English Language Learners

  • : solid waste passed out of the body


Medical Dictionary

excrement

noun ex·cre·ment \ ˈek-skrə-mənt \

medical Definition of excrement

:waste matter discharged from the body; especially :feces

excremental

play \ˌek-skrə-ˈment-ᵊl\ adjective

excrementitious

play \-ˌmen-ˈtish-əs\ adjective


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