ceresin

/ (ˈsɛrɪsɪn) /

noun

a white wax extracted from ozocerite

Nearby words

  1. cerenkov,
  2. cerenkov effect,
  3. cerenkov radiation,
  4. cereous,
  5. ceres,
  6. cereus,
  7. cerf,
  8. ceria,
  9. ceric,
  10. ceric oxide

Word Origin for ceresin

C19: irregularly from Latin cēra wax

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012