Cere (?), n. [L. cera wax: cf. F. cire.] Zool.

The soft naked sheath at the base of the beak of birds of prey, parrots, and some other birds. See Beak.


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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.



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