/sterr'keuh ray"sheuhs/, adj. Physiol.
consisting of, resembling, or pertaining to dung or feces.
Also, stercorous /sterr"keuhr euhs/.
[1725-35; < L stercor- (s. of stercus) dung + -ACEOUS]

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  • Stercoraceous — Ster co*ra ceous, a. [L. stercus, oris, dung.] Of or pertaining to dung; partaking of the nature of, or containing, dung. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stercoraceous — 1731, consisting of or pertaining to feces, from L. stercus dung …   Etymology dictionary

  • stercoraceous — [stʉr΄kə rā′shəs] adj. [< L stercus (gen. stercoris), dung < IE base * (s)ter > ON threkkr, Ger dreck, dirt, filth + ACEOUS] of, like, or containing feces, or dung …   English World dictionary

  • stercoraceous — adjective Etymology: Latin stercor , stercus excrement Date: 1731 relating to, being, or containing feces …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stercoraceous — adjective Consisting of, resembling or pertaining to feces. Syn: fecal, stercorous …   Wiktionary

  • stercoraceous — Relating to or containing feces. SYN: stercoral, stercorous. * * * ster·co·ra·ceous .stər kə rā shəs adj of, relating to, containing, produced by, or being feces: FECAL * * * adj. composed of or containing faeces. * * * ster·co·ra·ceous… …   Medical dictionary

  • stercoraceous — adj. of or pertaining to excrement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stercoraceous — [ˌstə:kə reɪʃəs] adjective consisting of or resembling dung or faeces. Origin C18: from L. stercus, stercor dung + aceous …   English new terms dictionary

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  • stercoraceous — ster·co·ra·ceous …   English syllables

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