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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ci•résɪˈreɪ(n.)

  1. a brilliant, highly glazed surface produced on fabrics by subjecting them to a wax, heat, and calendering treatment.

    Category: Textiles

  2. a fabric with such a finish.

    Category: Textiles

Origin of ciré:

1920–25; < F < L cērātus waxed


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

wax(noun)

the sticky, fatty substance of which bees make their cells; beeswax.

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