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cloaca

noun

1 cloaca

zoology The cavity (in birds, reptiles, amphibians, most fish, and monotremes but not mammals) at the end of the digestive tract into which the intestinal, genital, and urinary tracts open.

Dutch: cloaca
Polish: kloaka, stek

2 cloaca

A waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water.

synonyms: sewer, sewerage.

Roget 350: conduit, channel, duct, watercourse, race; head race, tail race; abito, aboideau, aboiteau [Fr.], bito; acequia, acequiador, acequiamadre; ... show more

Roget 653: uncleanness etc. adj.; impurity; immundity, immundicity; impurity etc. 961 [of mind]. defilement, contamination etc. v.; ... show more

Dutch: riool, rioolbuis
Polish: ściek


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