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  • n. Alternative form of ozocerite.

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  • n. a waxy mineral that is a mixture of hydrocarbons and occurs in association with petroleum; some varieties are used in making ceresin and candles

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  • It's the first ingredient in Shaka Laka┬« lip balm. Petroleum hydrocarbons for your lips.

    November 4, 2011