See also: cereus

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Etymology edit

Latin cereus (waxen)

Proper noun edit

Cereus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Cactaceae – certain columnar cactuses.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Sagartiidae – certain sea anemones.

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Latin edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κηρεύς (Kēreús).

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Proper noun edit

Cēreus m sg (genitive Cēreī); second declension

  1. A small river of Euboea

Declension edit

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Cēreus
Genitive Cēreī
Dative Cēreō
Accusative Cēreum
Ablative Cēreō
Vocative Cēree

References edit

  • Euboea”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly