Etymology
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egest (v.)

"to discharge, pass off, expel," especially "defecate," c. 1600, from Latin egestus, past participle of egerere "to bring out, discharge, vomit," from assimilated form of ex- "out" (see ex-) + gerere "to carry, bear" (see gest). The opposite of ingest. Related: Egested; egesting; egesta.

updated on August 04, 2014

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Definitions of egest from WordNet

egest (v.)
eliminate from the body;
Synonyms: excrete / eliminate / pass
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