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- n. A waxy substance obtained from the bark of the sugar cane.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A waxy substance obtained from the bark of the sugar cane, and crystallizing in delicate white laminæ.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wax-like substance forming a white or grayish-green coating on some species of sugar-cane. When purified, it yields fine light pearly scales.
Latin cera wax. (Wiktionary)