Definition of Ceraceous

1. a. Having the texture and color of new wax; like wax; waxy.



Definition of Ceraceous

1. Adjective. waxy ¹

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Definition of Ceraceous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Ceraceous

1. Waxen. Origin: L. Cera, wax (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceraceous

cephams
cephamycin
cephamycins
cephapirin
cephapirin sodium
cepheid
cepheid variable
cepheid variables
cepheids
cephem
cephems
cephradine
ceps
cepstrum
cera
ceraceous (current term)
ceramal
ceramals
cerambycid
cerambycids
cerambycoid
ceramic
ceramic ware
ceramically
ceramicist
ceramicists
ceramics
ceramicware
ceramicwares
ceramidase

Literary usage of Ceraceous

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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1906)
"... pinnae lanceolate, exactly alternate throughout, dull greenish and devoid of glandular or ceraceous covering upon the upper surface, the larger ones ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... or learned), ceraceous (tech.); spec, ceru- minous. 2. See IMPRESSIBLE. way, n. 1. via (Latin); spec, passage, avenue, path, footway, walk, route, cut, ..."

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