a combining form meaning “horn,” “cornea,” used in the formation of compound words: ceratodus.

Also kerat-.Also especially before a consonant, cerato-, kerato-.

Origin of cerat-

< Greek kerāt-, combining form of kéras; akin to Latin cornū cornu, horn
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Variant ofkerato-
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