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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A waxy substance of plant origin, as that obtained from certain palm trees.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a waxy excretion on the leaves or fruits of certain plants, as the bayberry.

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

  • n. a waxy substance obtained from plants (especially from the trunks of certain palms)

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