cerumen

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See also: cérumen

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin caerūmen, from cera +‎ -men. The appearance of the u is unexplained, but may have been influenced by words like albūmen and bitūmen.

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cerumen (uncountable)

  1. earwax

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /θeˈɾumen/, [θeˈɾumẽn]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /seˈɾumen/, [seˈɾumẽn]

Noun[edit]

cerumen m (plural cerumenes)

  1. earwax