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- n. beeswax
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A waxy substance extracted by alcohol or ether from cork; sometimes applied also to the portion of beeswax which is soluble in alcohol.
- n. A variety of the mineral allanite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name given to that portion of beeswax (from 70 to 80 per cent. of the whole) which is soluble in alcohol.
- n. A waxy substance extracted from grated cork by digestion in alcohol.
- n. An ore of cerium, a variety of the mineral allanite.
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