Serice (c.1230)

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Serice (c.1230)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  Seric a.; MED: ; DMLBS: 3045a sericus ]


1 toponym demonym textile Serica, country in Eastern Asia (probably China) associated with the production of silk (also referring to its inhabitants or the silk cloth)
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Seres =capital of Serica apelent un chastel En orient mult fort e bel, Dunt Serice ad nun quanque i apent, E regne e vesture e la gent  905
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