• IPA: /ˈɛkskɹəmənt/


  1. (now specifically) Human and animal solid waste excreted from the bowels; feces.
  2. (archaic) Any waste matter excreted from the human or animal body, or discharged by bodily organs.
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗:
      , Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.97:
      A French Gentleman was ever wont to blow his nose in his hand […]. He asked me on a time, what privilege this filthie excrement had, that wee should have a daintie linnen cloth or handkercher to receive the same.
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excrement (plural excrements)

  1. (obsolete) Something which grows out of the body; hair, nails etc.

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