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Clo"a"ca (?), n.; pl. Cloacae (#). [L.]

1.

A sewer; as, the Cloaca Maxima of Rome.

2.

A privy.

3. Anat.

The common chamber into which the intestinal, urinary, and generative canals discharge in birds, reptiles, amphibians, and many fishes.

 

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