Ex"cre*ment (?), n. [L. excrementum, fr. excernere, excretum, to skin out, discharge: cf. F. excr'ement. See Excrete.]

Matter excreted and ejected; that which is excreted or cast out of the animal body by any of the natural emunctories; especially, alvine, discharges; dung; ordure.


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Ex"cre*ment, n. [L. excrementum, fr. excrescere, excretum, to grow out. See Excrescence.]

An excrescence or appendage; an outgrowth.

[Obs.] "Ornamental excrements."


Living creatures put forth (after their period of growth) nothing that is young but hair and nails, which are excrements and no parts. Bacon.


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