Cerate



Pharmacology. an unctuous, often medicated, preparation for external application, consisting of lard or oil mixed with wax, rosin, or the like, especially one that has a firmer consistency than a typical ointment and does not melt when in contact with the skin.
Also, cerated. Ornithology. having a cere.
Historical Examples

noun
a hard ointment or medicated paste consisting of lard or oil mixed with wax or resin

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