Excrement definition

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Waste material, especially fecal matter, that is expelled from the body after digestion.
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Excrement is defined as poop or feces.

Dog poop is an example of excrement.

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(archaic) Any waste matter excreted from the human or animal body, or discharged by bodily organs.
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(now specifically) Animal solid waste excreted from the bowels; feces.
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(obsolete) Something which grows out of the body; hair, nails etc.
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Waste material, especially fecal matter, that is expelled from the body after digestion.
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Waste matter from the bowels; feces.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
excrement
Plural:
excrements

Origin of excrement

  • Latin excrēmentum from excernere excrē- to excrete excrete

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin excrēmentum, from excrēscere (“to grow out”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin excrēmentum, from excernere (“to excrete”).

    From Wiktionary