noun ci·ré \sə-ˈrā, sē-\
variants: or less commonly


Definition of ciré

  1. 1 :  a highly glazed finish for fabrics usually achieved by applying wax to the fabric

  2. 2 :  a fabric or garment with a ciré finish

Origin and Etymology of ciré

French, from past participle of cirer to wax, from cire wax, from Old French, from Latin cera — more at cerumen

First Known Use: 1921

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