defecation

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EtymologyEdit

Attested in the early 17th Century CE; from Late Latin defecationem, nominative case of deficatio, from defecare; cognate with Latin dēfaecātiō ‎(defecation).

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defecation ‎(plural defecations)

  1. Act or process of voiding feces from bowels.
  2. Any of several processes for the removal of impurities, or for clarifying various materials.

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  • defecation” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).
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