See also: Scoria

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin scōria, from Ancient Greek σκωρία (skōría), from σκῶρ (skôr, dung).

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scoria (countable and uncountable, plural scorias or scoriae)

  1. The slag or dross that remains after the smelting of metal from an ore. [from 14th c.]
  2. (geology) Rough masses of rock formed by solidified lava, and which can be found around a volcano's crater. [from 18th c.]
    • 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 10:
      An excellent guidebook by Drs Kilburn and McGuire of University College London reveals that these unpromising pieces of debris are scoria and lithic fragments of the March 1944 eruption.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin scōria, from Ancient Greek σκωρία (skōría).

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NounEdit

scoria f (plural scorie)

  1. slag
  2. waste
  3. scoria, tailings

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ scoria in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek σκωρία (skōría, slag), from σκῶρ (skôr, dung).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

scōria f (genitive scōriae); first declension

  1. slag, dross, scoria
    • 2nd century CE, Lex Metalli Vipascensis, in CLI II, 5181, II, 53–55
      Conductori socio actorive eius pignus capere liceto et quod eius scauriae purgatum [lacuna adiectivi unius] expeditum fractum cretum lavatumque erit quive lapides lausiae expeditae in lapicaedinis erunt, commissa ei sunto, nisi quidquid debitum erit conductori socio actorive eius solutum erit.
      The lessee, shareholder, or manager may seize as a pledge what will be cleansed, [lacuna of one adjective], brought forth, broken, shed, and washed of its slags or slabs which will be brought forth in the quarry, they will forfeit to him, if not all will be redeemed that will be owed to the lessee, shareholder, or manager.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scōria scōriae
Genitive scōriae scōriārum
Dative scōriae scōriīs
Accusative scōriam scōriās
Ablative scōriā scōriīs
Vocative scōria scōriae

DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: zgjyrë
  • Catalan: escòria
  • English: scoria
  • French: scorie
  • Galician: escoura

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