Meaning of “faeces” in the English Dictionary

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faecesnoun [ plural ]

UK formal US feces uk /ˈfiː.siːz/ us /ˈfiː.siːz/

the solid waste passed out of the body of a human or animal through the bowels:

The disease is spread by the contamination of food and water by faeces.
adjective UK US fecal uk /ˈfiː.kəl/ us /ˈfiː.kəl/

faecal matter

(Definition of “faeces” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)