cerat

cerat-

a combining form meaning “horn,” “cornea,” used in the formation of compound words: ceratodus.
Also, kerat-.
Also, especially before a consonant, cerato-, kerato-.


Origin:
< Greek kerāt-, combining form of kéras; akin to Latin cornū cornu, horn

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cerat- pref.
Variant of kerato-.

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