See also: serica

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Serica f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Scarabaeidae – certain junebugs and May beetles.

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  1. (historical) One of the easternmost countries of Asia known to the Ancient Greek and Roman geographers, thought to have been North China.

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From Ancient Greek Σηρικά (Sēriká), from Σῆρες (Sêres), plural of Σήρ (Sḗr, silkworm), likely ultimately from Literary Chinese (si, silk).

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Sērica f sg (genitive Sēricae); first declension

  1. North China, China

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First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Sērica
Genitive Sēricae
Dative Sēricae
Accusative Sēricam
Ablative Sēricā
Vocative Sērica

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