excreta excreta

Definition(s):

  • (n) waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body

Usage(s):

  1. The fungus does not seem to make the birds sick, perhaps because their blood heat is too high, but they drop it all over the place in their excreta.
  2. Appearently, you specialize in gilding your own excreta and trying to pass it off as gold.
  3. While people might blanch at eating insects and their excreta, many entomologists insist that the only harm is psychological.

News

  • Adam Sandler, Insisting Again That He's A Really Great Guy

    Grown Ups 2, the latest from Hollywood's simmeringly hostile man-child, is a series of riffs, skits and sight gags without much — aside from a low-comedy fascination with excreta and flatulence — to string them together.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "You used to have to die before assorted hacks started munching your remains and modelling a new version of you out of their own excreta," Greer wrote in The Guardian newspaper. "Reducing the person to excremental artefact before she is dead...
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Germaine Greer Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "Culturally, it was taboo in Indian society to talk about human excreta, night soil and all these things," says Bindeshwar Pathak, who started Sulabh International Social Service Organization, a Delhi-based group whose name means "readily...
    on Mar 3, 2009 By: Bindeshwar Pathak Source: Bloomberg

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