ordure

noun or·dure \ ˈȯr-jər \
Updated on: 8 Jan 2018

Definition of ordure

1 : excrement
2 : something that is morally degrading

Examples of ordure in a Sentence

  1. polite people do not discuss ordure in public

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Origin and Etymology of ordure

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from ord dirty, foul, from Latin horridus horrid


ORDURE Defined for English Language Learners

ordure

noun

Definition of ordure for English Language Learners

  • : solid waste matter that is released from the body



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