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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Divination or diagnosis of disease by inspection of excrement. Compare scatoscopy.

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  • noun divination by the examination of feces, especially of an animal

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  • Divination using excrement.

    December 1, 2007

  • Specific excrement, or just the ordinary kind?

    December 1, 2007

  • It depends on who you are and what you're looking for. Apparently people used to stare at their own crap, but later on it was more the study of animal feces. This is where the Egyptian worship of dung beetles originated.

    December 1, 2007