having a smooth, glossy finish imparted by treatment as with wax
Origin of ciréFr, literally , waxed, origin, originally past participle of cirer, to wax from cire: see cere
ciré silk, straw, etc.
Having a highly glazed finish, usually by the application of wax: a ciré shirt; a ciré jacket.
Origin of cireFrench past participle of cirer to wax from Latin cērāre ; see cerated .