cero-

Also especially before a vowel, cer-.

Origin of cero-

< Greek kēro-, combining form of kērós wax
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British Dictionary definitions for cero-

cero-

combining form
  1. indicating the use of waxceroplastic

Word Origin for cero-

from Greek kēros wax
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Word Origin and History for cero-

word-forming element meaning "waxy," from Latinized form of Greek kero-, comb. form of keros (see cere (n.)).

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