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EtymologyEdit

From the oblique stem mendāc- of mendāx(lying”, “untruthful) +‎ -ium(nominal suffix).

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mendācium n ‎(genitive mendāciī); second declension

  1. A lie, untruth, falsehood, fiction.
  2. An illusion, counterfeit.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mendācium mendācia
genitive mendāciī mendāciōrum
dative mendāciō mendāciīs
accusative mendācium mendācia
ablative mendāciō mendāciīs
vocative mendācium mendācia

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