ciré

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noun ci·ré \sə-ˈrā, sē-\

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

Variants of ciré

or less commonly

cire

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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