Stercorary Ster"co*ra*ry, n. [LL. stercorarium, from L. stercorarius belonging to dung.] A place, properly secured from the weather, for containing dung. [1913 Webster]

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  • stercorary — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌrerē noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin stercorarium toilet, stercorary, from neuter of Latin stercorarius stercoral archaic : a place (as a covered pit) for the storage of manure secure from the weather …   Useful english dictionary

  • stercorary — ster·co·rary …   English syllables

  • stercoraceous —   a. pertaining to dung.    ♦ stercoral,    ♦ stercorous, a.    ♦ stercorary, n. place for dung.    ♦ stercoricolous, a. living in dung …   Dictionary of difficult words

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