feculent

adjective
fec·​u·​lent | \ ˈfe-kyə-lənt How to pronounce feculent (audio) \

Definition of feculent

: foul with impurities : fecal

Other Words from feculent

feculence \ ˈfe-​kyə-​lən(t)s How to pronounce feculence (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of feculent

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for feculent

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

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“Feculent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feculences. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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feculent

adjective
fec·​u·​lent | \ ˈfek-yə-lənt How to pronounce feculent (audio) \

Medical Definition of feculent

: foul with impurities : fecal a feculent odor of the breath

Other Words from feculent

feculence \ -​lən(t)s How to pronounce feculence (audio) \ noun

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