browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
cloaca

more about cloaca

cloaca


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cloaca  \Clo"a"ca\,  n.;  pl  {Cloac[ae]}.  [L.] 
  1.  A  sewer;  as  the  Cloaca  Maxima  of  Rome. 
 
  2.  A  privy. 
 
  3.  (Anat.)  The  common  chamber  into  which  the  intestinal, 
  urinary,  and  generative  canals  discharge  in  birds, 
  reptiles,  amphibians,  and  many  fishes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cloaca 
  n  :  a  conduit  that  carries  away  sewage  or  surface  water  [syn:  {sewer}, 
  {sewerage}] 




more about cloaca