cerotic

cerotic

[si-rot-ik, -roh-tik]
adjective
of or derived from cerotic acid.

Origin:
1840–50; < Latin cērōt(um) wax salve (< Greek kērōtón, noun use of neuter of kērōtós waxed, verbal adjective of kēroûn to wax, verbal derivative of kērós wax) + -ic

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