Definition of


  1. (noun, substance) solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels

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Origin of the word Feces

  1. mid-15c., "dregs," from L. faeces "sediment, dregs," pl. of faex (gen. faecis) of unknown origin. Specific sense of "human excrement" is from 1630s. Related: Fecal. more

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