noun (used with a plural verb) Chiefly British.

faecal [fee-kuhl] , adjective
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faecal or esp (US) fecal (ˈfiːkəl)
of, relating to, or consisting of faeces
fecal or esp (US) fecal

faeces or esp (US) feces (ˈfiːsiːz)
pl n
bodily waste matter derived from ingested food and the secretions of the intestines and discharged through the anus
[C15: from Latin faecēs, plural of faex sediment, dregs]
feces or esp (US) feces
pl n
[C15: from Latin faecēs, plural of faex sediment, dregs]

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