carnauba wax

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Noun1.carnauba wax - hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
carnauba palm, Copernicia cerifera, Copernicia prunifera, wax palm, carnauba - Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
wax - any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
Translations
cera de carnauba
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When the temperature reached 90[degrees]C, the carnuba wax melted and sealed the repaired area.
The good doctor fears I may be allergic to one of the gum's ingredients: E104, E171, E321 and carnuba wax.
After each of seven coats dried, Mike robbed the Finish into the wood, before applying a final coat of carnuba wax to the stock and to the hickory ramrod.