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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cere  \Cere\,  n.  [L.  cera  wax:  cf  F.  cire.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  soft  naked  sheath  at  the  base  of  the  beak  of  birds  of 
  prey,  parrots,  and  some  other  birds.  See  {Beak}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cere  \Cere\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cered};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Cering}.]  [L.  cerare,  fr  cera  wax:  cf  F.  cirer.] 
  To  wax;  to  cover  or  close  with  wax.  --Wiseman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cere 
  v  :  wrap  us  in  a  cerecloth,  as  of  a  corpse 




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