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 Dictionary entry overview: What does faeces mean? 

FAECES (noun)
  The noun FAECES has 1 sense:

1. solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels

  Familiarity information: FAECES used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

FAECES (noun)

Sense 1faeces [BACK TO TOP]


Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels

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Nouns denoting substances


BM; faecal matter; faeces; fecal matter; feces; ordure; dejection; stool

Hypernyms ("faeces" is a kind of...):

body waste; excrement; excreta; excretion; excretory product (waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "faeces"):

dog do; dog shit; dog turd; doggy do (fecal droppings from a dog)

crap; dirt; poop; shit; shite; turd (obscene terms for feces)

droppings; dung; muck (fecal matter of animals)

meconium (thick dark green mucoid material that is the first feces of a newborn child)

melaena; melena (abnormally dark tarry feces containing blood (usually from gastrointestinal bleeding))

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