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faeces

noun [plural] UK formal ( US feces)
 
 
/ˈfiːsiːz/
solid waste that comes out of the bottom of a person or animalExcrement and its excretion
Translations of “faeces”
in Spanish excrementos, heces…
in French fèces…
in German der Kot…
in Chinese (Traditional) 糞便, 排泄物…
in Russian фекалии…
in Turkish dışkı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 粪便, 排泄物…
in Polish odchody, kał…
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