- animal excrement; manure
Origin: ME & OE, prob. identical with dung, a prison, orig., cellar covered with dung for warmth, as in OS dung, OHG tung, cellar where women weave < IE base *dheng-, to cover
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- a. The excrement of animals.b. Manure.
- Something foul or abhorrent.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English.
- dungˈy adjective