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1. Excrement; dung.
2. Something morally offensive; filth.
[Middle English, from Old French, from ord, filthy, from Latin horridus, frightful, from horrēre, to shudder.]
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1. excrement; dung
2. something regarded as being morally offensive
[C14: via Old French, from ord dirty, from Latin horridus shaggy]
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or•dure(ˈɔr dʒər, -dyʊər)
dung; manure; excrement.
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|Noun||1.||ordure - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels|
body waste, excrement, excreta, excretory product, excretion - waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
meconium - thick dark green mucoid material that is the first feces of a newborn child
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ordure[ˈɔːdjʊəʳ] N (lit, fig) → inmundicia f
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