Origin of stercoraceous; from Classical Latin stercus (gen. stercoris), dung ; from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)ter- from source Old Norse threkkr, German dreck, dirt, filth + -aceous
Origin of stercoraceousLatin stercus, stercor-, dung; see sker-3 in Indo-European roots + –aceous.
(comparative more stercoraceous, superlative most stercoraceous)
- Consisting of, resembling or pertaining to feces.
From Latin stercus (“dung").