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ex·cre·ment

 (ĕk′skrə-mənt)
n.
Waste material, especially fecal matter, that is expelled from the body after digestion.

[Latin excrēmentum, from excernere, excrē-, to excrete; see excrete.]

ex′cre·men′tal (-mĕn′tl), ex′cre·men·ti′tious (-mĕn-tĭsh′əs) adj.

excrement

(ˈɛkskrɪmənt)
n
waste matter discharged from the body, esp faeces; excreta
[C16: from Latin excrēmentum, from excernere to sift, excrete]
excremental, excrementitial, excrementitious adj

ex•cre•ment

(ˈɛk skrə mənt)

n.
waste matter discharged from the body, esp. feces.
[1525–35; < Latin excrēmentum=excrē-, variant s. of excernere + -mentum -ment]
ex`cre•men′tous (-ˈmɛn təs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.excrement - waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the bodyexcrement - waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure, BM, dejection, stool - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
fecula - excreta (especially of insects)
wormcast - cylindrical mass of earth voided by a burrowing earthworm or lugworm
human waste - the body wastes of human beings
pee, piddle, piss, urine, weewee, water - liquid excretory product; "there was blood in his urine"; "the child had to make water"
barf, vomit, vomitus, puke - the matter ejected in vomiting
waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
guano - the excrement of sea birds; used as fertilizer

excrement

noun faeces, shit (taboo slang), crap (taboo slang), dung, stool, droppings, turd (taboo slang), motion, mess (especially of a domestic animal), defecation, excreta, ordure, kak (S. African taboo slang), night soil The tunnel stank of excrement.
Translations
بِراز، غائِط
afføringekskrement
saur
ekskrementi, izkārnījumi

excrement

[ˈekskrɪmənt] Nexcremento m

excrement

[ˈɛkskrɪmənt] nexcrément m

excrement

nKot m, → Exkremente pl

excrement

[ˈɛkskrɪmənt] n (frm) → escremento

excrement

(ˈekskrəmənt) noun
matter, especially solid, discharged from the body; faeces; dung. The streets are filthy with dogs' excrement.

ex·cre·ment

n. excremento, heces fecales,
pop. [infant's] caca.

excrement

n excremento
References in classic literature ?
They neither eat," said Don Quixote; "nor are they subject to the greater excrements, though it is thought that their nails, beards, and hair grow.
Instead of a neatly glued floor, swept by the bees with the fanning of their wings, there is a floor littered with bits of wax, excrement, dying bees scarcely moving their legs, and dead ones that have not been cleared away.
In the course of two months, I picked up in my garden 12 kinds of seeds, out of the excrement of small birds, and these seemed perfect, and some of them, which I tried, germinated.