Fecula



[fek-yuh-luh] /ˈfɛk yə lə/

noun, plural feculae
[fek-yuh-lee] /ˈfɛk yəˌli/ (Show IPA)
1.
fecal matter, especially of insects.
2.
foul or muddy matter; dregs.
/ˈfɛkjʊlə/
noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː)
1.
starch obtained by washing the crushed parts of plants, such as the potato
2.
faecal material, esp of insects

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