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feculent

[fek-yuh-luh nt] /ˈfɛk yə lənt/
adjective
1.
full of dregs or fecal matter; foul, turbid, or muddy.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Latin faeculentus full of dregs. See feces, -ulent
Related forms
feculence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for feculent

feculent

/ˈfɛkjʊlənt/
adjective
1.
filthy, scummy, muddy, or foul
2.
of the nature of or containing waste matter
Derived Forms
feculence, noun
Word Origin
C15: from Latin faeculentus; see faeces
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Word Origin and History for feculent
adj.

late 15c., from Middle French féculent, from Latin faeculentus "abounding in dregs," from stem faec- (see feces). Related: Feculence.

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feculent in Medicine

feculent fec·u·lent (fěk'yə-lənt)
adj.
Full of foul or impure matter; fecal.

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