[ awr-jer, ‐dyoo r ]
/ ˈɔr dʒər, ‐dyʊər /
dung; manure; excrement.
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Origin of ordure
OTHER WORDS FROM ordureor·dur·ous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ordurous
/ (ˈɔːdjʊə) /
something regarded as being morally offensive
Word Origin for ordure
C14: via Old French, from ord dirty, from Latin horridus shaggy
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