Definitions

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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.

Etymologies

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Latin cera wax.

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