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Excrement; dung: coprolite.
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combining form (before a vowel)
(Zoology) indicating dung or obscenity: coprology.
[from Greek kopros dung]
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a combining form meaning “feces”: coprophagous.
[< Greek kopro-, comb. form of kópros]
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