fiants

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Definition of fiants

obsolete
: the dung of the fox, wolf, boar, or badger

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History and Etymology for fiants

Middle French fientes, plural of fiente dung, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin femita, from Late Latin femus, alteration of Latin fimus; probably akin to Latin fumus smoke

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“Fiants.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fiants. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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