scatology

noun sca·tol·o·gy \ ska-ˈtä-lə-jē , skə- \

Definition of scatology

1 : interest in or treatment of obscene matters especially in literature
2 : the biologically oriented study of excrement (as for taxonomic purposes or for the determination of diet)

scatological

play \ˌska-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of scatology

Greek skat-, skōr excrement; akin to Old English scearn dung, Latin muscerdae mouse droppings


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scatology

noun sca·tol·o·gy \ ska-ˈtäl-ə-jē, skə- \

medical Definition of scatology

plural scatologies
1 : interest in or treatment of obscene matters especially in literature
2 : the biologically oriented study of excrement (as for taxonomic purposes or for the determination of diet)

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