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cerotic

[ si-rot-ik, -roh-tik ]
/ sɪˈrɒt ɪk, -ˈroʊ tɪk /
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adjective

of or derived from cerotic acid.

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Origin of cerotic

1840–50; <Latin cērōt(um) wax salve (<Greek kērōtón, noun use of neuter of kērōtós waxed, verbal adjective of kēroûn to wax, verbal derivative of kērós wax) + -ic
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