feculent

feculent

[fek-yuh-luhnt]
adjective
full of dregs or fecal matter; foul, turbid, or muddy.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin faeculentus full of dregs. See feces, -ulent

feculence, noun
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feculent (ˈfɛkjʊlənt)
 
adj
1.  filthy, scummy, muddy, or foul
2.  of the nature of or containing waste matter
 
[C15: from Latin faeculentus; see faeces]
 
'feculence
 
n

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feculent
late 15c., from Fr. féculent, from L. faeculentus, from stem faec- (see feces). Related: Feculence.
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feculent fec·u·lent (fěk'yə-lənt)
adj.
Full of foul or impure matter; fecal.

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