ce·​ri·​on | \ ˈsirēˌän \

Definition of cerion

1 capitalized : a genus (family Cerionidae) of pupa-shaped land snails that are confined to the West Indies and the southern tip of Florida
2 plural -s : any mollusk of the genus Cerion : pupa shell

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History and Etymology for cerion

New Latin, from Greek kērion honeycomb, from kēros wax

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“Cerion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerion. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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