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σκῶρ (in Att., but σκώρ in Dor. acc. to Hdn.Gr.1.394), τό; gen.
A.σκα^τόςPoll.5.91, σκάτους in Sophr.12 (s.v.l.): nom. σκάτος and gen. σκάτους condemned by Phryn.261:—dung, ordure, Epich.54 (codd., rightly), Ar.Ra.146, Pl.305, Stratt.9. (σκῶρ: σκατός [fr. Σκ-τ-ός] is a stem in r alternating with n-τ-), cf. ὕδωρ, ὕδατος, etc.: Skt. apa-ava-skaras 'excrement', ONorse skarn 'dung', Lat. mūscerda.
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