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faeces

[fee-seez] /ˈfi siz/
noun, (used with a plural verb) Chiefly British
1.
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faecal
[fee-kuh l] /ˈfi kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for faecal

faecal

/ˈfiːkəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or consisting of faeces

faeces

/ˈfiːsiːz/
plural noun
1.
bodily waste matter derived from ingested food and the secretions of the intestines and discharged through the anus
Word Origin
C15: from Latin faecēs, plural of faex sediment, dregs
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faeces

n.

see feces.

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