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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The Chinese wax prepared from the waxy secretions of certain hemipterous insects.
  • noun A Chinese scale-insect or bark-louse, Ericerus pela, a coccid from whose secretions Chinese wax is prepared.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) See Wax insect, under wax.

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