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Definition of ordure noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ordure

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɔːdjʊə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːrdʒər//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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solid waste from the body of a person or an animal synonym faeces Word Origin Middle English: from Old French, from ord ‘foul’, from Latin horridus, from horrere ‘tremble, shudder, (of hair) stand on end’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ordure