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feculent

[ fek-yuh-luhnt ]
/ ˈfɛk yə lənt /
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adjective
full of dregs or fecal matter; foul, turbid, or muddy.
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Origin of feculent

1425–75; late Middle English <Latin faeculentus full of dregs. See feces, -ulent

OTHER WORDS FROM feculent

fec·u·lence, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for feculent

feculent
/ (ˈfɛkjʊlənt) /

adjective
filthy, scummy, muddy, or foul
of the nature of or containing waste matter

Derived forms of feculent

feculence, noun

Word Origin for feculent

C15: from Latin faeculentus; see faeces
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Medical definitions for feculent

feculent
[ fĕkyə-lənt ]

adj.
Full of foul or impure matter; fecal.
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