excrement


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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 ?
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.
Each animal had dangling to its tail a bag to receive its excrement, the only fuel on which the caravans can depend when crossing the desert.
They would sometimes alight upon my victuals, and leave their loathsome excrement, or spawn behind, which to me was very visible, though not to the natives of that country, whose large optics were not so acute as mine, in viewing smaller objects.
He teaches how to eat, drink, cohabit, void excrement and urine, and the like, elevating what is mean, and does not falsely excuse himself by calling these things trifles.
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.
Inspectors who went to the field in West Wellow near Romsey, Hampshire, in winter found one of the animals partly buried in mud and excrement.
In a 2001 debacle, for example, McDonald's admitted to flavoring french fries with beef, leading Hindu protesters in Bombay to smear cow excrement on a statue of Ronald McDonald.
Archbishop John Sentamu, the former Bishop for Birmingham who is due to be enthroned at York Minster next month, said some of the letters sent to him were smeared with excrement and contained vicious abuse.
The children - including baby twin boys now fighting for their lives - were discovered living in appalling conditions in bedrooms covered in excrement and urine.
Deputy district judge Geoff Brailsford watched a video of officers wading knee-deep in rubbish, excrement and soiled bedding after entering the property in August last year.
A device for disposing excrement has been patented.