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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)terǵ-, *(s)terḱ-, *(s)treḱ- (manure, dung; to sully, soil, decay); cognate with Proto-Germanic *þrakjaz.

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stercus n (genitive stercoris); third declension

  1. dung, excrement, ordure

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Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stercus stercora
Genitive stercoris stercorum
Dative stercorī stercoribus
Accusative stercus stercora
Ablative stercore stercoribus
Vocative stercus stercora

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