- a combining form meaning “dung,” used in the formation of compound words: coprophagous.
- indicating dung or obscenitycoprology
word-forming element indicating “dung, filth, excrement,” before vowels copr-, from Modern Latin copro-, from Greek kopros “dung,” from PIE root *kekw-. Hence, coprology “study of obscene literature.”
- Excrement; dung:coprostasis.