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EtymologyEdit

From mendāc- (lying”, “untruthful, oblique stem of mendāx) +‎ -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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