from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as ozocerite or mineral wax.


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  • There exists a large mining and manufacturing industry in Austria, that of ozokerite, or earth-wax, which has nothing like it in any other part of the known world, an industry that supplies Europe with a part of its beeswax, without the aid of the bees.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 401, September 8, 1883

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