cere


1cere

verb \ˈsir\
ceredcer·ing

Definition of CERE

transitive verb
:  to wrap in or as if in a cerecloth

Origin of CERE

Middle English, to impregnate with wax, from Middle French cirer, from Latin cerare, from cera
First Known Use: 15th century

2cere

noun

Definition of CERE

:  a usually waxy protuberance or enlarged area at the base of the bill of a bird

Origin of CERE

Middle French cere, from Medieval Latin cera, from Latin, wax
First Known Use: 15th century

cere

transitive verb \ˈsi(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)
ceredcer·ing

Medical Definition of CERE

: to wrap in or as if in a cerecloth

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