feculent

adjective

fec·​u·​lent ˈfe-kyə-lənt How to pronounce feculent (audio)
: foul with impurities : fecal
feculence noun

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of feculent was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Feculent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feculent. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

Medical Definition

feculent

adjective
fec·​u·​lent ˈfek-yə-lənt How to pronounce feculent (audio)
: foul with impurities : fecal
a feculent odor of the breath
feculence noun
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