excrementitious

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excrementitious (comparative more excrementitious, superlative most excrementitious)

  1. Of or pertaining to the nature of excrement.
    • Bishop Berkeley
      [It is an opinion of some moderns] that it [vital flame] requires constant eventilation, through the trachea and pores of the body for the discharge of a fuliginous and excrementitious vapour.
    • 1662, Henry More, An Antidote Against Atheism, Book III, A Collection of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More, p. 113:
      "Every Genius and Temper, as the sundry sorts of Beasts and living Creatures, have their proper excrement: and it is the part of a wise man to take notice of it, and to chuse what is profitable, as well as to abandon what is useless and excrementitious."