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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Egest  \E*gest"\,  v.  t.  [L.  egestus  p.  p.  of  egerere  to  carry 
  out  to  discharge;  e  out  +  gerere  to  carry.]  (Physiol.) 
  To  cast  or  throw  out  to  void,  as  excrement;  to  excrete,  as 
  the  indigestible  matter  of  the  food;  in  an  extended  sense  to 
  excrete  by  the  lungs,  skin,  or  kidneys. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  egest 
  v  :  eliminate  from  the  body;  "Pass  a  kidney  stone"  [syn:  {excrete}, 
  {eliminate},  {pass}] 




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