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Desiccated prehistoric fecal matter, especially from humans.‘sunflower-seed shells found in the paleofeces provide evidence that early American Indians in that region farmed the plants’Compare with coprolite
- ‘The rich record of food, diet, and nutrition packed into paleofeces cannot be equaled in other data bases.’
- ‘Results indicate that all 12 paleofeces were probably deposited by males whose diet included a variety of native crops and wild plants.’
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