Definition of poudrette in US English:

poudrette

noun

  • Manure made from dried and powdered human excrement, usually mixed with another substance such as charcoal or gypsum.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Philip Miller (1691–1771), horticulturist and writer. From French poudrette, specifically sense of poudrette very fine dust.

Pronunciation

poudrette

/puːˈdrɛt/