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Meaning of CLOACA

Pronunciation:  klow'eyku

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
 

CLOACA is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: sewer, sewerage
 
 See Also: drain, drainpipe, sewage system, sewage works, sewer system, waste pipe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Clo"a"ca\, n.; pl. {Cloac[ae]}. [L.]
1. A sewer; as, the Cloaca Maxima of Rome.

2. A privy.

3. (Anat.) The common chamber into which the intestinal,
   urinary, and generative canals discharge in birds,
   reptiles, amphibians, and many fishes.

 

 

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