Complete Definition of "faeces"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËfiËsiËz/, SAMPA|/"fi:si:z/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iËsiz|-iËsiz

Noun
faeces (plural)

  1. digested waste material discharged from the bowels; excrement.

Usage notes
Used primarily in British and South African English.

Alternative spellings
fæces (dated)
feces (US)

Synonyms
excrement
(of birds or bats only): guano
manure (not used of human faeces)
(euphemistic) wikipedia:night soil|night soil
(euphemistic or hypocoristic): doo, poo, and poop
(vulgar; all uncountable except as indicated): crap, shit, turd (singular, countable)

Translations
trans-top|digested waste material discharged from the bowels
Arabic: ARchar|براز (birÄz) m, ARchar|سÙØ­ (salħ) m
Chinese: 粪便 (fènbiàn)
Czech: stolice f
Danish: afføring c
Dutch: faeces#Dutch|faeces p, uitwerpselen n
Finnish: uloste
French: fèces f|p
Gamilaraay: guna
German: Fäkalien f|p
Greek: κÏÏÏανα, ÏκαÏά f|p
Hungarian: széklet
Ilocano: takki
Italian: feci f|p
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Japanese: ç³ä¾¿, 大便, ããã (unko)
Korean: ë¥ (ttong), (human euphemism) ë¤ (dwi)
Latin: faeces p
Norwegian: avføring
Persian: FAchar|Ú¯Ù (goh), FAchar|ا٠(an), FAchar|Ù¾ÙÙ (pehen)
Russian: иÑпÑÐ°Ð¶Ð½ÐµÐ½Ð¸Ñ (ispražn'énija) n|p (polite), кал (kal) m (medical), Ñекалии (f'ekálii) f|p
Spanish: heces f|p
Swahili: mavi pl (nc 6)
Tagalog: tae
Tausug: tay'
Urdu: URchar|باٹھرÙÙ (bathrum), URchar|پا خاÙÙ (pê khâneh)
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Related terms
defecate
fecal
feceate

Category:English pluralia tantum

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