excreta

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See also: excretá, excréta, and excretà

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

excreta pl (plural only)

  1. Bodily waste which is excreted from the body.
    • 2009, Ronald J. LeBlanc, ‎Peter Matthews, ‎Roland P. Richard, Global Atlas of Excreta, Wastewater Sludge, and Biosolids Management (page 24)
      Human excreta are made up mostly of urine and excrement that include diverse complex molecules derived from foods and bodily processes – carbohydrates, sugars, fats, etc.

Usage notes[edit]

Although strictly a plural noun, in practice the word is occasionally used as if it were an uncountable noun.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

excreta

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of excretar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of excretar

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

excrēta

  1. inflection of excrētus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Participle[edit]

excrētā

  1. ablative feminine singular of excrētus

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

excreta

  1. third-person singular present indicative of excretar
  2. second-person singular imperative of excretar

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French excréter.

Verb[edit]

a excreta (third-person singular present excretez, past participle excretat1st conj.

  1. to excrete

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

excreta

  1. inflection of excretar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative