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  • n. hardened masses of feces

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Hardened masses of feces.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, small hard balls into which the feces are formed in certain deranged conditions of the colon.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek σκύβαλα (skubala), plural of σκύβαλον (skubalon).

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  • small hardened chunks of feces that can form in a diseased colon.

    November 30, 2008