sericum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantive neuter noun from sēricus. Confer with sērica.

Noun[edit]

sēricum n (genitive sēricī); second declension

  1. Chinese goods, but especially silk

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sēricum sērica
genitive sēricī sēricōrum
dative sēricō sēricīs
accusative sēricum sērica
ablative sēricō sēricīs
vocative sēricum sērica

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • sericum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sericum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sericum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sericum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sericum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin