- consisting of, resembling, or pertaining to dung or feces.
Origin of stercoraceous
Examples from the Web for stercoraceous
Historical Examples of stercoraceous
The stools were mucous, not stercoraceous, and with traces of blood.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)
At times the horse laughter is even slightly flavored with the stercoraceous smell of the stable.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume II (of 2)
Wiliam Cabell Bruce
- of, relating to, or consisting of dung or excrement
Word Origin for stercoraceous
Word Origin and History for stercoraceous
1731, "consisting of or pertaining to feces," from Latin stercus "dung."
- Relating to or containing feces.