- full of dregs or fecal matter; foul, turbid, or muddy.
- filthy, scummy, muddy, or foul
- of the nature of or containing waste matter
late 15c., from Middle French féculent, from Latin faeculentus “abounding in dregs,” from stem faec- (see feces). Related: Feculence.
- Full of foul or impure matter; fecal.