excreted+matter

  • 1 Matter — Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of anything; the …

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  • 2 Matter in bar — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 3 Matter of fact — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 4 Matter of record — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 5 matter — /ˈmætə / (say matuh) noun 1. the substance or substances of which physical objects consist or are composed. 2. physical or corporeal substance in general (whether solid, liquid, or gaseous), especially as distinguished from incorporeal substance… …

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  • 6 excreted — ex·crete || ek skriːt v. discharge or expel waste matter from the body …

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  • 7 matter — mat·ter || mætÉ™(r) n. physical material (as opposed to spiritual); substance of a particular composition and consistency; issue, affair; excreted material; typed or written material; something that has mass and takes up space v. be important,… …

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  • 8 Dead matter — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 9 Live matter — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 10 Upon the matter — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 11 Upon the whole matter — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 12 gastropod — /gas treuh pod /, n. 1. any mollusk of the class Gastropoda, comprising the snails, whelks, slugs, etc. adj. 2. Also, gastropodous /ga strop euh deuhs/. belonging or pertaining to the gastropods. [1820 30; < NL Gast(e)ropoda a class of mollusks.… …

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  • 13 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] * * * …

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  • 14 excretal — adj. of excretion, of excreted matter …

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  • 15 excrement — n. 1. Excretion, excreted matter. 2. Dung, faeces, ordure, dejections, alvine discharges …

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  • 16 excretion — n. 1. Separation, discharge. 2. Excrement, excreted matter …

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  • 17 excreta — ex•cre•ta [[t]ɪkˈskri tə[/t]] n. pl. phl excreted matter, as urine • Etymology: 1855–60; < L excrēta chaff, neut. pl. of excrētus ex•cre′tal, adj …

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  • 18 guaiac — guai•ac [[t]ˈgwaɪ æk[/t]] n. 1) med pln a greenish brown resin obtained from the guaiacum tree, esp. from Guaiacum officinale, used in varnishes, as a food preservative, and as a medical test for the presence of blood in excreted matter 2) med… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 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

  • 20 sordes —   n. foul or excreted matter.    ♦ sordor, n. refuse; sordidness …

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