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Waste matter, such as sweat, urine, or feces, discharged from the body.
[Latin excrēta, from neuter pl. past participle of excernere, to excrete; see excrete.]
(Physiology) waste matter, such as urine, faeces, or sweat, discharged from the body; excrement
[C19: New Latin, from Latin excernere to excrete]
excreted matter, as urine.
[1855–60; < Latin excrēta chaff, neuter pl. of excrētus]
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|Noun||1.||excreta - 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, urine, weewee, water - liquid excretory product; "there was blood in his urine"; "the child had to make water"
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