stercoraceous

adjective

ster·​co·​ra·​ceous ˌstər-kə-ˈrā-shəs How to pronounce stercoraceous (audio)
: relating to, being, or containing feces

Word History

Etymology

Latin stercor-, stercus excrement

First Known Use

1731, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stercoraceous was in 1731

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Cite this Entry

“Stercoraceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stercoraceous. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

stercoraceous

adjective

ster·​co·​ra·​ceous ˌstər-kə-ˈrā-shəs How to pronounce stercoraceous (audio)
: of, relating to, containing, produced by, or being feces : fecal
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