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noun
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, odorless wax, C26H52O2, usually obtained from beeswax or carnauba wax.
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Origin of cerotic acid

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for cerotic acid

cerotic acid
/ (sɪˈrɒtɪk) /

noun
another name (not in technical usage) for hexacosanoic acid
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