Ceraceous
Ceraceous Ce*ra"ceous, a. [L. cera wax.] Having the texture and color of new wax; like wax; waxy. [1913 Webster]

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  • ceraceous — [sə rā′shəs] adj. [< L cera, wax < Gr kēros + ACEOUS] waxy; waxlike …   English World dictionary

  • ceraceous — /seuh ray sheuhs/, adj. waxlike; waxy: a ceraceous surface. [1760 70; < L cer(a) wax (cf. Gk kerós wax) + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ceraceous — adj. [L. cera, wax] Waxy …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ceraceous — adjective waxy …   Wiktionary

  • ceraceous — Waxen. [L. cera, wax] * * * ce·ra·ceous sə rā shəs adj resembling wax * * * ce·ra·ceous (sə raґshəs) [L. cera wax] waxlike in appearance …   Medical dictionary

  • ceraceous — adj. resembling wax; waxy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ceraceous — ce·ra·ceous …   English syllables

  • ceraceous — /səˈreɪʃəs/ (say suh rayshuhs) adjective waxlike; waxy. {cer + aceous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ceraceous —   a. like wax.    ♦ ceral, a. pertaining to wax or cere …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ceraceous — sə̇ˈrāshəs adjective Etymology: Latin cera wax + English aceous more at cereus : like wax : waxy …   Useful english dictionary

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