The excrement of certain animals, such as rodents, sheep, birds, and insects.
- She said that large amounts of the virus were known to be excreted in the droppings of infected birds.
- A hotel worker dons a gas mask to keep out the stench from bird droppings while removing the nests from the rafters.
- But soon new seeds are carried in by the wind and on the fur of animals or in their droppings.
excrement, excreta, feces, stools, dung, ordure, manure, scat
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