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ceruse

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ce=ruse

CIDE DICTIONARY

cerusen. [F. céruse, L. cerussa.].
  •  White lead, used as a pigment. See White lead, under White.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A cosmetic containing white lead.  [1913 Webster]
    "To distinguish ceruse from natural bloom."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The native carbonate of lead.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ceruse, n. white lead.

Etymology
ME f. OF f. L cerussa, perh. f. Gk keros wax

ROGET THESAURUS

ceruse

Whiteness

N whiteness, argent, albification, etiolation, lactescence, snow, paper, chalk, milk, lily, ivory, alabaster, albata, eburin, German silver, white metal, barium sulphate, titanium oxide, blanc fixe, ceruse, pearl white, white lead, carbonate of lead, white, milk-white, snow-white, snowy, niveous, candid, chalky, hoar, hoary, silvery, argent, argentine, canescent, cretaceous, lactescent, whitish, creamy, pearly, fair, blond, blanched, high in tone, light, white as a sheet, white as driven snow, white as a lily, white as silver, like ivory.


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