cerate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin ceratum, from cera (wax).

Noun[edit]

cerate

  1. (medicine, archaic) An unctuous preparation for external application — mainly wax (or resin or spermaceti) mixed with oil, lard, and various medicinal ingredients — of a consistency between ointment and plaster, so that it can be spread upon cloth without the use of heat, but does not melt when applied to the skin.

Etymology 2[edit]

Latin ceratum, from cera (wax).

Noun[edit]

cerate (plural cerates)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) The anion CeO32- of cerium.
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Adjective[edit]

cerate

  1. feminine plural of cerato

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Verb[edit]

cērāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of cērō