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Meaning of EXCREMENT

Pronunciation:  'ekskrumunt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body

EXCREMENT is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: body waste, excreta, excretion, excretory product
 See Also: BM, dejection, faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, fecula, guano, human waste, ordure, pee, piddle, piss, puke, stool, urine, vomit, vomitus, waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product, water, weewee, wormcast



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ex"cre*ment\, n. [L. excrementum, fr. excernere,
    excretum, to skin out, discharge: cf. F. excr['e]ment. See
    Matter excreted and ejected; that which is excreted or cast
    out of the animal body by any of the natural emunctories;
    especially, alvine, discharges; dung; ordure.
  2. \Ex"cre*ment\, n. [L. excrementum, fr. excrescere,
    excretum, to grow out. See {Excrescence}.]
    An excrescence or appendage; an outgrowth. [Obs.]
    ``Ornamental excrements.'' --Fuller.
          Living creatures put forth (after their period of
          growth) nothing that is young but hair and nails, which
          are excrements and no parts.             --Bacon.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: carrion, corruption, dandruff, decay, dejecta, dejection, dejecture, discharge, effluent, egesta, ejecta, ejectamenta, ejection, excreta, excretes, extravasate, extravasation, exudate, exudation, filth, foul matter, furfur, gangrene, mess, muck, mucus, obscenity, ordure, pus, putrid matter, rot, scurf, scuz, slime, smut, snot, sordes, transudate, transudation, waste, waste matter