a combining form meaning “excrement,” used in the formation of compound words: scatology.
Also, especially before a vowel, scat-.

< Greek skato-, combining form of skôr dung; akin to Old English scearn, Old Norse skarn dung Unabridged
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scato- or (before a vowel) scat-
combining form
dung or excrement: scatophagous
[from Greek skōr, skat- dung]
scat- or (before a vowel) scat-
combining form
[from Greek skōr, skat- dung]

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scato- pref.
Excrement: scatology.

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