adjective see excreta

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • excretal — /əksˈkritəl/ (say uhks kreetuhl), /ɛks / (say eks ) adjective of or relating to or produced by excretion: excretal returns affecting soil composition …   Australian English dictionary

  • excretal — See excreta. * * * …   Universalium

  • excretal — adj. of excretion, of excreted matter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • excretal — ex·cre·tal …   English syllables

  • excretal — adjective see excreta …   Useful english dictionary

  • excreta — excretal, adj. /ik skree teuh/, n. (usually used with a pl. v.) excreted matter, as urine, feces, or sweat. [1855 60; < L excreta things sifted out or separated, neut. pl. of EXCRETUS; see EXCRETE] * * * …   Universalium

  • excreta — noun plural Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of excretus Date: 1853 waste matter (as feces) eliminated or separated from the body • excretal adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • excreta — /əksˈkritə / (say uhks kreetuh), /ɛks / (say eks ) plural noun excreted matter, as faeces, sweat, urine, etc.: *Dagging, in polite terms, is the removal, by shears, of wool which is matted on the thighs by excreta. –thomas wood, 1934. {Latin,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • excrete —   v.t. discharge from body.    ♦ excreta, n.pl. excrements.    ♦ excretal, a.    ♦ excretion, n.    ♦ excretionary,    ♦ excretive,    ♦ excretory, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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