stercus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)terǵ-, *(s)terḱ-, *(s)treḱ- ‎(manure, dung; to sully, soil, decay); cognate with Proto-Germanic *þrakjaz.

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stercus n ‎(genitive stercoris); third declension

  1. dung, excrement, ordure

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative stercus stercora
genitive stercoris stercorum
dative stercorī stercoribus
accusative stercus stercora
ablative stercore stercoribus
vocative stercus stercora

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