Frass meaning

frăs
The definition of frass is the waste left as an animal's bowel movement.

An example of frass is what a bug excretes after eating a leaf.

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Debris or excrement produced by insects.
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The mixture of fecal material and plant matter left by an animal, esp. an insect, after it has eaten its way into a tree, plant, etc.
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The droppings or excrement of insects.
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Origin of frass

  • German feed, result of eating, insect damage from Middle High German vrâz from Old High German frāz from frezzan to eat ed- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old High German fraz, from Old High German frezzan (German fressen), to eat.
    From Wiktionary