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  • n. A refined form of ozocerite that is used in polishes and to make candles

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white wax, made by bleaching and purifying ozocerite, and used as a substitute for beeswax.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A white waxy substance consisting of a mixture of paraffins prepared from the mineral ozocerite, and used as an adulterant of and substitute for beeswax.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a white wax extracted from ozokerite

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  • Austria, and contains between thirty and forty per cent. of white ceresin (which resembles bleached beeswax), about thirty per cent. of yellow ceresin (which resembles yellow wax), and twenty per cent. of black petroleum; the residue is dirt.

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

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  • Did not like the lodge where we ate at Debouhe - it was way to smoky - small room - where the fire is fuelled by Yak dung and wood and ceresin - the smell was awful - and the result was a congested nose - straight after dinner headed for the luxury of the tent.

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  • Ingredients: One thing that I really like about Albolene better than any other makeup remover or moisturizer is that it only has five ingredients which include: mineral oil, petrolatum, paraffin, ceresin, and beta carotene.

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