ceroma

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ceroma (plural ceromata)

  1. A mixture of oil and wax.
  2. A cloth with which ancient wrestlers rubbed themselves, to make their limbs not only more sleek and less capable of gripping, but more pliable and fit for exercise.

References[edit]

This article incorporates content from the 1728 Cyclopaedia, a publication in the public domain.