Definition of paleofecal in US English:



  • See paleofeces

    • ‘Paleofecal material contains the most direct evidence available for prehistoric diet and nutrition in the form of undigested food remains consumed by specific individuals.’
    • ‘This potential is illustrated with a cluster analysis of paleofecal constituents from three late prehistoric period sites.’
    • ‘Secondly, the best and most comprehensive dietary evidence for the early horticultural period comes from the long series of human paleofecal and flotation derived remains in Salts Cave and Mammoth Cave, west central Kentucky.’