from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The impure residue, consisting of cocoons, propolis, etc., remaining after the wax is extracted from honeycombs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The propolis or bee-glue and other impurities which remain when a honeycomb has been drained of honey and the wax clarified by melting in hot water.
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