ceriferous

[si-rif-er-uh s]

adjective

producing or secreting wax, as a gland.

Nearby words

  1. cereus,
  2. cerf,
  3. ceria,
  4. ceric,
  5. ceric oxide,
  6. ceriman,
  7. cerinic acid,
  8. ceriph,
  9. cerise,
  10. cerium

Origin of ceriferous


Related formsun·ce·rif·er·ous, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for ceriferous

ceriferous

adjective

biology producing or bearing wax
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