Cero



a large Atlantic and Gulf Coast mackerel game fish, Scomberomorus regalis.
any of various related fishes.
a combining form meaning “wax,” used in the formation of compound words:
cerotype.
noun (pl) -ro, -ros
a large spiny-finned food fish, Scomberomorus regalis, of warm American coastal regions of the Atlantic: family Scombridae (mackerels, tunnies, etc)
any similar or related fish
combining form
indicating the use of wax: ceroplastic

word-forming element meaning “waxy,” from Latinized form of Greek kero-, comb. form of keros (see cere (n.)).

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