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vegetable wax

n.
A waxy substance of plant origin, as that obtained from certain palm trees.
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vegetable wax

n
(Botany) any of various waxes that occur on parts of certain plants, esp the trunks of certain palms, and prevent loss of water from the plant
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veg′etable wax`


n.
a wax, or a substance resembling wax, obtained from various plants, as the wax palm.
[1805–15]
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Noun1.vegetable wax - a waxy substance obtained from plants (especially from the trunks of certain palms)vegetable wax - a waxy substance obtained from plants (especially from the trunks of certain palms)
wax - any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
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