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Ordurous



[awr-jer, ‐dyoo r] /ˈɔr dʒər, ‐dyʊər/

noun
1.
dung; manure; excrement.
/ˈɔːdjʊə/
noun
1.
excrement; dung
2.
something regarded as being morally offensive
n.

late 14c., from Old French ordure “filth, uncleanliness” (12c.), from ord, ort “filthy, dirty, foul,” from Latin horridus “dreadful” (see horrid).

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