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fe·ces

 (fē′sēz)
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Waste matter eliminated from the bowels; excrement.

[Middle English, from Latin faecēs, pl. of faex, dregs.]

feces

(ˈfiːsiːz)
pl n
(Physiology) the usual US spelling of faeces

fe•ces

(ˈfi siz)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
waste matter discharged from the intestines through the anus; excrement.
Also, esp. Brit., faeces.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin faecēs grounds, dregs, sediment (pl. of faex)]

feces

The body wastes discharged from the rectum. They are made up of indigestible food, bacteria, and secretions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.feces - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowelsfeces - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
dog do, dog turd, doggy do - fecal droppings from a dog
body waste, excrement, excreta, excretory product, excretion - waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
crap, turd, dirt - obscene terms for feces
droppings, dung, muck - fecal matter of animals
meconium - thick dark green mucoid material that is the first feces of a newborn child
melaena, melena - abnormally dark tarry feces containing blood (usually from gastrointestinal bleeding)
Translations

faeces

(American) feces (ˈfiːsiːz) noun plural
solid waste matter passed out from the body.

fe·ces

n., pl. heces, excremento.

feces

npl heces fpl
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