droppings \droppings\ n. pl. fecal matter of animals; plural of {dropping[2]}.

Syn: dung, muck. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • droppings — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ the excrement of animals …   English terms dictionary

  • droppings — n. animal droppings * * * [ drɒpɪŋz] animal droppings …   Combinatory dictionary

  • droppings — [[t]drɒ̱pɪŋz[/t]] N PLURAL Droppings are the faeces of birds and small animals. ...pigeon droppings …   English dictionary

  • droppings — noun Droppings is used after these nouns: ↑bird, ↑horse, ↑mouse, ↑pigeon, ↑rat …   Collocations dictionary

  • droppings —    the excreta of animals    Standard English since at least the 16th century:     There were steaming piles of elephant droppings in the middle of the road. (C. Allen, 1975) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • droppings — noun animal excrement …   Wiktionary

  • droppings — Synonyms and related words: BM, bowel movement, buffalo chips, ca ca, coprolite, coprolith, cow chips, cow flops, cow pats, crap, defecation, dingleberry, dung, feces, feculence, guano, jakes, manure, movement, night soil, ordure, sewage,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • droppings — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. dung, excrement, manure, guano, *crap …   English dictionary for students

  • droppings — drop|pings [ˈdrɔpıŋz US ˈdra: ] n [plural] the solid waste that passes out of the bodies of animals or birds …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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