a thick ointment consisting of a fat
, as oil or lard, mixed with wax, resin, and other, often medicinal
Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
Wortherkunft von 'cerate'L ceratus, pp. of cerare, to wax < cera, wax < Gr kēros