from The Century Dictionary.
- Things rejected; ejecta; excrement.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural Things thrown out or away; especially, things excreted by a living organism.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Things that are thrown away or rejected;
waste, rubbish, garbage
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I chose the host name "rejectamenta" because that's really how I saw my life.
It was an absolutely fascinating discussion about rejectamenta which is the coolest synonym for garbage that I've ever heard, about how trash collection is really controlled nowadays by three big corporations, about how a capitalist society relies on the temporary nature of its products so that new consumption will feed the economy, about the engineering of landfills, about the campaign to obliterate the use of refillable bottles...
I still do, to some extent. rejectamenta was another LJ option I wanted but couldn't get.
On these wooden rejectamenta "a certaine spume or froth" grows, according to
Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20) Wonders of Earth, Sea and Sky
Molucca beans, are occasionally found among the _rejectamenta_ of the sea, especially after westerly winds.
The Cruise of the Betsey or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides. With Rambles of a Geologist or, Ten Thousand Miles Over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland
avivamagnolia commented on the word rejectamenta
~rejected things; excrement
January 18, 2009