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noun as in excrement

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The dung they viewed likely came from an extinct dinosaur relative.

Trying to convert people who are using animal dung as fuel — obviously that would require a technological solution that may require more energy from the grid.

We need to get to the women, in particular, who cook on open fires with animal dung, coal, wood and ingest and die in very large numbers from that inhalation.

Whether dining on dung has downsides remains to be seen, but clearly, not being too picky pays off for pika.

The dung likely comes from an extinct dinosaur relative called Silesaurus opolensis, which lived around 237 million to 227 million years ago during the Triassic Period.

They could wash off cow dung, forget a yell that had no meaning.

Private parts, be they of ducks, damselflies or dung beetles, turn out to have evolved novel forms at breakneck speeds.

Rhino tend to stick close to their “middens”—dung piles—and this predictably makes them even more vulnerable.

Dung is to Ofili what beds are to Tracey Emin or formaldehyde is to Damien Hirst.

The man is uncivil and impolitic, rough-hewn enough for leather fringe and dung-crusted boots.

Bran or horse-dung inside was a good thing as a stop-gap, though it added not to the strength of the boiler.

It is likewise formed daring the decay of animal and vegetable matters, and is consequently evolved from dung and compost heaps.

Well rotten dung, which had been kept in the manure heap upwards of six months.

Pigeons' dung, according to Boussingault, contains 8·3 per cent of nitrogen, equivalent to 10·0 of ammonia.

They that were fed delicately have died in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet have embraced the dung.


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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dung, such as: droppings, feces, manure, poop, crap, and fertilizer.

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