Definition of faeces in English:

faeces

Line breaks: fae¦ces
Pronunciation: /ˈfiːsiːz
 
/
(US feces)

noun

Derivatives

faecal

Pronunciation: /ˈfiːk(ə)l/
adjective
More example sentences
  • He also recommended checking a stool sample for ova and parasites, and for fecal leukocytes.
  • Typhoid fever is spread by fecal contamination of drinking water or food, or by person to person contact.
  • Food and water contaminated with fecal matter are the main sources of infection.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin, plural of faex 'dregs'.

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