Kerite at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:
Kerite \Ke"rite\, n. [Gr. ke`ras, horn.]
A compound in which tar or asphaltum combined with animal or
vegetable oils is vulcanized by sulphur, the product closely
resembling rubber; -- used principally as an insulating
material in telegraphy. --Knight.
kerite at English (WD) Of Explained:
EtymologyInter: etyl » grc, from a word meaning "horn".
NounInter: en-noun » s|-
Inter: Webster 191 » 3
Translation: zh » kerite