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cereous

[ seer-ee-uhs ]
/ ˈsɪər i əs /
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adjective Obsolete.
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Origin of cereous

1595–1605; <Latin cēreus waxen, equivalent to cēr(a) wax + -eus-eous
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How to use cereous in a sentence

  • Full of excitement and pleasure, she proceeded with the work until the whole cereous coating was removed.

    Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
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