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Etymology 1Edit

Latin ceratum, from cera (wax).

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cerate

  1. (medicine, archaic) An unctuous preparation for external application — mainly wax (or resin or spermaceti) mixed with oil, lard, and various medicinal ingredients — of a consistency between ointment and plaster, so that it can be spread upon cloth without the use of heat, but does not melt when applied to the skin.

Etymology 2Edit

Latin ceratum, from cera (wax).

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cerate (plural cerates)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) The anion CeO32- of cerium.
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cerate

  1. feminine plural of cerato

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