Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Waxy or waxlike.

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  • adj. waxy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the texture and color of new wax; like wax; waxy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, waxy: applied to bodies which have the texture and color of new wax, as the pollen-masses of many orchids.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin cēra, wax; see cerate + -aceous.

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