Defecation definition

Act or process of voiding feces from bowels.
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Any of several processes for the removal of impurities, or for clarifying various materials.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
defecation
Plural:
defecations

Origin of defecation

  • Attested in the early 17th Century CE; from Late Latin defecationem, nominative case of deficatio, from defecare; cognate with Latin defaecatio (dēfaecātiō, “defecation”).

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