- Latin stercoratio, from stercorare to dung. (Wiktionary)
“I had to look up stercoration (the action or act of manuring with dung) and repastination (the action or process of digging over again).”
“I really like that he has a chapter called Of composts, and stercoration, repastination, dressing and stirring of the earth and mould of a garden all punctuation is in the original, so I've used this for my compost entry, even though I have no immediate plans to write any further about compost.”
“But though they require this refreshing at first, yet do they perfectly abhor all stercoration; nor will they much endure to have the earth open’d about their roots for ablaqueation, or be disturb’d: This is also to be understood of cypress.”
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