excrement

See also: excrément

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛkskɹəmənt/
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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin excrēmentum, from excernō (I excrete).

NounEdit

excrement (countable and uncountable, plural excrements)

  1. (now specifically) Human and animal solid waste excreted from the bowels; feces.
  2. (archaic) Any waste matter excreted from the human or animal body, or discharged by bodily organs.
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin excrēmentum, from excrēscō (I grow out).

NounEdit

excrement (plural excrements)

  1. (obsolete) Something which grows out of the body; hair, nails etc.

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin excrēmentum.

NounEdit

excrement m (plural excrements)

  1. (also in the plural) excrement

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VerbEdit

excrement

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of excremō

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French excrément, Latin excrementum.

NounEdit

excrement n (plural excremente)

  1. excrement, feces

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