Definition of ceroplastic in US English:



  • Relating to modeling in wax.

    • ‘Bologna stood out in the ceroplastic reproduction of full figures or single parts of the human body.’
    • ‘Of primary importance is the ceroplastic workshop, specialised in the making of wax models of human and comparative anatomy and of botanical specimens which still today describe our admiration for their fidelity and aesthetic taste.’
    • ‘A school of ceroplastic wax modelers flourished at La Specola from 1775 to 1895.’