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a combining form meaning “wax,” used in the formation of compound words:
Also, especially before a vowel, cer-.
Origin of cero-
< Greek kēro-, combining form of kērós wax Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for cero-


combining form
indicating the use of wax: ceroplastic
Word Origin
from Greek kēros wax
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Word Origin and History for cero-

word-forming element meaning "waxy," from Latinized form of Greek kero-, comb. form of keros (see cere (n.)).

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