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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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  • Encarta Dictionary

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

scōria f (genitive scōriae); first declension

  1. slag, dross, scoria

InflectionEdit

First declension.

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

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