Cerolite

Cer"o*lite

(?), n. [Gr. khro`s wax + -lite.] (Min.) A hydrous silicate of magnesium, allied to serpentine, occurring in waxlike masses of a yellow or greenish color.
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Ce*ro"ma

(?), n. [L., fr. Gr. ointment for wrestlers, the place for wrestling, fr. khroy^n to wax over, fr. khro`s wax.] 1. The unguent (a composition of oil and wax) with which wrestlers were anointed among the ancient Romans.
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2. (Anc. Arch.) That part of the baths and gymnasia in which bathers and wrestlers anointed themselves.
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3. (Zol.) The cere of birds.
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