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



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 OriginMiddle 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