defaecator

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defecate or defaecate (ˈdɛfɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to discharge waste from the body through the anus
2.  (tr) to clarify or remove impurities from (a solution, esp of sugar)
 
[C16: from Latin dēfaecāre to cleanse from dregs, from de- + faex sediment, dregs]
 
defaecate or defaecate
 
vb
 
[C16: from Latin dēfaecāre to cleanse from dregs, from de- + faex sediment, dregs]
 
defe'cation or defaecate
 
n
 
defae'cation or defaecate
 
n
 
'defecator or defaecate
 
n
 
'defaecator or defaecate
 
n

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