Definition of cerumen noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//sɪˈruːmən//
; NAmE NAmE//sɪˈruːmən//
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a substance like wax which is produced in the ear synonym earwax Word Origin late 17th cent.: modern Latin, from Latin cera ‘wax’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cerumen