noun (used with a plural verb) Chiefly British.

faecal [fee-kuhl] , adjective
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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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Example sentences
They eat their own faeces to acquire additional moisture in the heat of the
We have been using dingo faeces to deter foxes around our sanctuary boundaries.
Bumblebees begin their adult lives by eating their sisters' faeces.
For example, many leaf beetles cover their eggs in faeces.
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