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Dictionary entry overview: What does earth wax mean?
• EARTH WAX (noun)
The noun EARTH WAX has 1 sense:
1. a waxy mineral that is a mixture of hydrocarbons and occurs in association with petroleum; some varieties are used in making ceresin and candles
Familiarity information: EARTH WAX used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A waxy mineral that is a mixture of hydrocarbons and occurs in association with petroleum; some varieties are used in making ceresin and candles
Nouns denoting substances
Hypernyms ("earth wax" is a kind of...):
mineral (solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition)
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