cerecloth


cere·cloth

noun \ˈsir-ˌklth\

Definition of CERECLOTH

:  cloth treated with melted wax or gummy matter and formerly used especially for wrapping a dead body

Origin of CERECLOTH

alteration of earlier cered cloth (waxed cloth)
First Known Use: 1553

cere·cloth

noun \ˈsi(ə)r-ˌklth\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CERECLOTH

: cloth treated with melted wax or gummy matter and formerly used especially for wrapping a dead body

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