Definition of Feculae

1. Noun. (plural of fecula) ¹



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Definition of Feculae

1. fecula [n] - See also: fecula

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feculae

fechts
fecial
fecials
fecit
fecked
fecking
feckless
fecklessly
fecklessness
fecklessnesses
feckly
fecks
feculae (current term)
feculas
feculence
feculences
feculencies
feculency
fecund
fecundability
fecundate
fecundated
fecundates
fecundating
fecundation
fecundations

Literary usage of Feculae

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1. The Good Old Days of Honorable John Company: Being Curious Reminiscences by William Carey (1907)
"When all the water is drawn off, the sediment or feculae is left to view, covering the bottom surface of the vat; this is carefully swept, and washed down ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry by Jean-Antoine-Claude Chaptal, William Nicholson (1800)
"The ufes of the feculae are very numerous. i. ... The feculae are alfo ufed to make hair powder; ..."

3. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1803)
"3 In oxygenated muriatic acid, green feculae assume the colour of withered leaves, the winter livery of vegetable nature, and their tincture renders water ..."

4. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1802)
"... it remained of an earthy grey, and the alcohol was incapable of bleaching it. Sage, who was well acquainted with feculae, found that they yielded ..."

5. The Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Schools, Academies, and Colleges by Edwin James Houston (1883)
"Starch consists of minute granules or feculae formed of numerous consecutive layers. On heating, these feculae burst, causing the granules to swell greatly. ..."

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