feculent

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From Middle French féculent, from Latin faeculentus, from faex.

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feculent (comparative more feculent, superlative most feculent)

  1. Dirty with faeces or other impurities; turbid; foul, filthy, fetid.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 84:
      At this time in history the streets of London were as foul, feculent and disease-ridden as a series of interconnected dunghills, twice as dangerous as a battlefield, and as infrequently maintained as the lower cells of an asylum dungeon.

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