- matter egested from the body, as excrement or other waste.
Origin of egesta
Related Words for egestadung, droppings, manure, feces, urine, feculence, ordure, excreta, transpiration, exudation, sudation, diaphoresis, sudor, stool, evacuation, sweat, secretion, discharge, chips, perspiration
Examples from the Web for egesta
Historical Examples of egesta
It feeds, in fact, if we may judge from its egesta, upon the slime or moistened clay with which its hole is lined.Insect Architecture
The weight of a working full-grown horse does not vary from day to day, as the weight of its egesta is equal to that of its food.The Stock-Feeder's Manual
Charles Alexander Cameron
Many patients are averse to food, and where little is taken in, the egesta must be inconsiderable.Observations on Madness and Melancholy
If Nicias was prepared for the news from Egesta, his two colleagues were taken completely by surprise.
But they were especially incited by envoys from Egesta, who had come to Athens and invoked their aid more urgently than ever.
- anything egested, as waste material from the body; excrement
Word Origin for egesta
- Unabsorbed food residues that are discharged from the digestive tract.