Excrement vs Humanure - What's the difference?

excrement | humanure |


As nouns the difference between excrement and humanure

is that excrement is excrement (animal solid waste) while humanure is human excrement that is recycled via composting for agricultural or other purposes.

excrement

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • (archaic) Any waste matter excreted from the human or animal body, or discharged by bodily organs.
  • *, Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.97:
  • A French Gentleman was ever wont to blow his nose in his hand. He asked me on a time, what privilege this filthie excrement had, that wee should have a daintie linnen cloth or handkercher to receive the same.
  • Animal solid waste excreted from the bowels; feces.
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    * See also

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Something which grows out of the body; hair, nails etc.
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    humanure

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia humanure)
  • Human excrement that is recycled via composting for agricultural or other purposes.