cer·​as | \ ˈserəs, ˈk-\
plural cerata\ -​rətə \

Definition of ceras

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one of the often brightly colored and branching integumentary papillae that serve as gills and occur on the backs of nudibranchs and certain related mollusks
-cer·​as | \ sərəs\

Definition of -ceras (Entry 2 of 2)

: horned one in generic names of plants and animals CyrtocerasDinoceras

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History and Etymology for ceras


New Latin, from Greek keras horn

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New Latin, from Greek keras

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