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dejecta

[ dih-jek-tuh ]
/ dɪˈdʒɛk tə /
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noun (used with a plural verb)
waste discharged from the body; excrement.
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Origin of dejecta

1885–90; <New Latin, neuter plural of Latin dējectus;see deject
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British Dictionary definitions for dejecta

dejecta
/ (dɪˈdʒɛktə) /

pl n
waste products excreted through the anus; faeces

Word Origin for dejecta

C19: New Latin: things cast down; see deject
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