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stercoraceous

[stur-kuh-rey-shuh s] /ˌstɜr kəˈreɪ ʃəs/
adjective, Physiology
1.
consisting of, resembling, or pertaining to dung or feces.
Also, stercorous
[stur-ker-uh s] /ˈstɜr kər əs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; < Latin stercor- (stem of stercus) dung + -aceous
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Examples from the web for stercoraceous
  • The odors were, at first, nothing more than the typical stercoraceous odors generated by a farm containing livestock.
British Dictionary definitions for stercoraceous

stercoraceous

/ˌstɜːkəˈreɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or consisting of dung or excrement
Word Origin
C18: from Latin stercus dung + -aceous
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Word Origin and History for stercoraceous
adj.

1731, "consisting of or pertaining to feces," from Latin stercus "dung."

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stercoraceous in Medicine

stercoraceous ster·co·ra·ceous (stûr'kə-rā'shəs) or ster·co·ral (stûr'kər-əl) or ster·co·rous (-kər-əs)
adj.
Relating to or containing feces.

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