[ seer-uh ]

  1. (in prescriptions) wax.

Origin of cera

From the Latin word cēra

Words Nearby cera

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How to use cera in a sentence

  • From its sides behind proceed the antenn-cases (cera-theca); and before from the middle, the tongue-case (Glosso-theca).

  • The word sincere is derived from the Latin, sine cera, without wax; and thus it came to denote purity of mind.

  • Limus ut hic durescit, et hæc ut cera liquescit, Uno eodemque igni.

  • Limus ut hic durescit, et hæc ut cera liquescit.Uno eodemque igni; sic nostro Daphnis amore.

    The Phantom World | Augustin Calmet
  • As the song and motion dance ceased, cera called loudly again.

    Nuova | Vernon Kellogg