See also: excrément
- (now specifically) Human and animal solid waste excreted from the bowels; feces.
- (archaic) Any waste matter excreted from the human or animal body, or discharged by bodily organs.
1603, John Florio, transl.; Michel de Montaigne, Essayes, printed at London: Edward Blount, OCLC 946730821:, Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.97:
- A French Gentleman was ever wont to blow his nose in his hand […]. He asked me on a time, what privilege this filthie excrement had, that wee should have a daintie linnen cloth or handkercher to receive the same.
- See also Thesaurus:feces
human and animal solid waste
excrement (plural excrements)