of, like, or containing feces, or dung
Origin of stercoraceousfrom 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
Consisting of or relating to excrement.
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").