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excrement


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excrement  \Ex"cre*ment\,  n.  [L.  excrementum  fr  excernere 
  excretum  to  skin  out  discharge:  cf  F.  excr['e]ment.  See 
  {Excrete}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excrement  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  excrement 
  n  :  waste  matter  (as  urine  or  sweat  but  especially  feces) 
  discharged  from  the  body  [syn:  {body  waste},  {excretion}, 
  {excreta},  {excretory  product}] 




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