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 Ce’quiel (3 syl.).Cer’berus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cerau’nium.
 
The opal. So called by the ancients from a notion that it was a thunder-stone. (Latin, ceraunium; Greek, kerau’nios.)   1
 


 Ce’quiel (3 syl.).Cer’berus. 

 
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