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  • n. A white crystalline substance, C27H55.OH, obtained from Chinese wax, and regarded as an alcohol of the marsh gas series; cerotic alcohol; ceryl alcohol.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white crystalline substance, C27H55.OH, obtained from Chinese wax, and regarded as an alcohol of the paraffin series; -- called also cerotic alcohol, ceryl alcohol.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as ceryl alcohol, C27H55OH.

Etymologies

See cerotene. (Wiktionary)

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