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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A solid, yellowish secretion discharged by certain insects, with which they construct their honeycombs.

Usage examples (35)
  • Heat it gently, adding one tablespoon of grated beeswax for every liquid ounce of oil.
  • I do know that beeswax is available, but at what cost?
  • To add insult to injury, the soap lathers badly - perhaps because beeswax is not a natural lathering agent.
  • As with a lot of the beadwork, the surface of a plywood board is first coated in beeswax that is softened in the sun. for more
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