faeces


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fae·ces

 (fē′sēz)
pl.n. Chiefly British
Variant of feces.

fae′cal adj.

faeces

(ˈfiːsiːz) or

feces

pl n
bodily waste matter derived from ingested food and the secretions of the intestines and discharged through the anus
[C15: from Latin faecēs, plural of faex sediment, dregs]

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)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.faeces - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowelsfaeces - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
dog do, dog shit, 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
poop, shit, shite, turd, crap, 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)

faeces

plural noun excrement, stools, excreta, bodily waste, dung, droppings, ordure The faeces contain nitrogen.
Translations
بِراز، غائِط
stolicevýkaly
afføringekskrementer
uloste
bélsárszéklet
saur
izkārnījumi

faeces

feces (US) [ˈfiːsiːz] NPL (frm) → excrementos mpl, heces fpl (frm)

faeces

[ˈfiːsiːz] (British) feces (US) nplfèces fpl

faeces

, (US) feces
plKot m

faeces

feces (Am) [ˈfiːsiːz] nplfeci fpl

faeces

(American) feces (ˈfiːsiːz) noun plural
solid waste matter passed out from the body.
References in classic literature ?
And the immense stack of straw where in the morning there had been nothing, appeared as the FAECES of the same buzzing red glutton.
FAECES were left in the garden of a Burscough house after a failed burglary attempt.
Stomach and faeces analyses were done by identification of food items under microscope and measuring their quantity volumetrically.
The valve is installed between the intermediate vessel collecting faeces and outlet.
A MOTHER was left disgusted after discovering human faeces besides a swimming pool at a popular water park.
We studied spatial distribution of faeces of a wild strain of house mice after invasion into a new environment.
Watch out for fresh bear activity, and learn the difference between black bear faeces and grizzly bear faeces.
They found residents had sat in their own urine and lain in their own faeces, and that two carers were left to look after 16 people.
Dogs in Berlin are increasingly getting high and overdosing after eating the faeces of drug users in the city's parks.
Furthermore, faeces from fish farm-based diets were found to be significantly narrower than algal based diets.
Furthermore, since large mammals may ingest large quantities of fruit during a single feeding event (Koike 2008b), their faeces often contain numerous seeds which may attract seed predators and lead to increased competition among seedlings (Howe 1986, Chapman 1989, Hulme 1993, Pizo & Oliveira 1999, Andresen & Levey 2004).