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excrement

noun

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solid matter discharged from an animal's alimentary canal
  • an ordinance that requires dog walkers to remove their animal's excrement from city streets

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The first known use of excrement was in 1533

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“Excrement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/excrement. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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