ceraceous

ceraceous

[suh-rey-shuhs]
adjective
waxlike; waxy: a ceraceous surface.

Origin:
1760–70; < Latin cēr(a) wax (compare Greek kērós wax) + -aceous

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ceraceous (sɪˈreɪʃəs)
 
adj
waxlike or waxy
 
[C18: from Latin cēra wax]

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