coprolite[käp′rō līt′, -rə-]
coprolite definition by Webster's New World
fossilized excrement of animals
Origin: copro- plush -lite
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- coprolitic adjective
coprolite definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- copˌro·litˈic adjective
coprolite - Science Definition
Fossilized excrement. Analysis of the fossilized animal and plant remains within coprolites provides important information about the diet and environment of ancient biota.