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earwax

noun ear·wax \ˈir-ˌwaks\

: a waxlike substance produced inside the ear

Full Definition of EARWAX

:  the yellow waxy secretion from the glands of the external ear —called also cerumen

First Known Use of EARWAX

14th century
EARWAX Defined for Kids

earwax

noun ear·wax \ˈir-ˌwaks\

Definition of EARWAX for Kids

:  a yellowish brown waxy substance made by glands in the canal of the outer part of the ear
Medical Dictionary

earwax

noun ear·wax \ˈi(ə)r-ˌwaks\

Medical Definition of EARWAX

:  the yellow waxy secretion from the glands of the external ear—called also cerumen

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