Feces

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English

Noun

  1. (US, Canada) Digested waste material discharged from the bowels; excrement.

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Related terms

Thesaurus

BM, alluvion, alluvium, ash, bowel movement, buffalo chips, ca-ca, cinder, clinker, coprolite, coprolith, cow chips, cow flops, cow pats, crap, defecation, deposition, deposits, diluvium, dingleberry, draff, dregs, droppings, dross, dung, ember, feculence, froth, grounds, guano, jakes, lees, loess, manure, moraine, movement, night soil, offscum, ordure, precipitate, precipitation, scoria, scum, sediment, settlings, sewage, sewerage, shit, silt, sinter, slag, smut, soot, stool, sublimate, turd

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin faecēs, nominative plural of faex (residue, dregs).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈfiːsiːz/, SAMPA: /"fi:si:z/
  • Rhymes: -iːsiz

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Latin

Noun

fecēs

  1. nominative plural of fex
  2. accusative plural of fex
  3. vocative plural of fex