Definition of "faeces" [‖Fæ•ces]

  • Chiefly British Variant of feces. (noun-plural)

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Use "faeces" in a sentence
  • "Roberts has clearly carefully read Gulliver's Travels and in this sequel he uses some of the same diction and language of Jonathan Swift, whilst simultaneously pursuing some of the same themes and ideas there is a lenghthy digression related to faeces, which is highly reminiscent of Swift's own use of dubious imagery in the original."
  • "Presence of small amounts of human and animal faeces, which is one of the important indicator for bacteriological contamination was found in many of the samples."
  • "We want to transform 90 percent of biowaste, such as faeces or manure, to electricity and heat."