A hard whitish paraffin wax used with or instead of beeswax.
More example sentences
- Albolene is a moisturizing cleanser containing mineral oil, petrolatum, paraffin, ceresin and beta carotene.
- I find that the beeswax or ceresin seals the leather grain when it is buffed and is an added ounce of prevention.
- Formerly implied refined ozocerite: nowadays may often refer to refined HMP wax manufactured from petroleum or a mixture of such a wax with genuine ceresin.
late 19th century: from modern Latin ceres (from Latin cera 'wax') + -in1.
Definition of ceresin in:
- The US English dictionary