A dung beetle rolling a ball of dung.
dung definition by Webster's New World
- animal excrement; manure
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old English probably identical with dung, a prison, origin, originally , cellar covered with dung for warmth, as in Old Saxon dung, Old High German tung, cellar where women weave ; from Indo-European base an unverified form dheng-, to cover
dung definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. The excrement of animals.b. Manure.
- Something foul or abhorrent.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English.
- dungˈy adjective