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cere

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verb \ ˈsir \

Definition of cere

cered; cering
transitive verb
:to wrap in or as if in a cerecloth

Origin and Etymology of cere

Middle English, to impregnate with wax, from Medieval French cirer, from Latin cerare, from cera


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cere

noun

Definition of cere

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

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Origin and Etymology of cere

Medieval French cere, from Medieval Latin cera, from Latin, wax


Medical Dictionary

cere

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transitive verb \ ˈsi(ə)r \

medical Definition of cere

cered; cering
:to wrap in or as if in a cerecloth

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