- fecal matter, especially of insects.
- foul or muddy matter; dregs.
Origin of fecula
Examples from the Web for fecula
Historical Examples of fecula
It is this fecula which serves for making the rouge employed by ladies.
A great deal of the foreign extract is mixed with fecula, or the pulp of plums, hence its inferior quality.
There are three main methods of saccharifying the fecula or starch of the potato.
Thus the fecula or starch is set at liberty and free to be acted on by the yeast used in fermenting.
About twice as much water as fecula will bring the paste to proper consistency.
- starch obtained by washing the crushed parts of plants, such as the potato
- faecal material, esp of insects