noun ster·co·rary

Definition of stercorary




  1. :  a place (such as a covered pit) for the storage of manure secure from the weather

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Origin and Etymology of stercorary

Medieval Latin stercorarium toilet, stercorary, from neuter of Latin stercorarius stercoral

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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