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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cerin  \Ce"rin\,  n.  [L.  cera  wax  +  -in:  cf  L.  cerinus 
  wax-colored.] 
  1.  (Chem.)  A  waxy  substance  extracted  by  alcohol  or  ether 
  from  cork;  sometimes  applied  also  to  the  portion  of 
  beeswax  which  is  soluble  in  alcohol.  --Watts. 
 
  2.  (Min.)  A  variety  of  the  mineral  allanite. 




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