Share this entry

Share this page

paleofeces

Syllabification: pa·le·o·fe·ces
Pronunciation: /ˌpālēōˈfēˌsēz/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of paleofeces in English:

plural noun

Desiccated prehistoric fecal matter, especially from humans: sunflower-seed shells found in the paleofeces provide evidence that early American Indians in that region farmed the plants Compare with coprolite.

Derivatives

paleofecal

1
Pronunciation: /ˌpālēōˈfēkəl/
adjective

Definition of paleofeces in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day peart
Pronunciation: pɪət
adjective
lively; cheerful