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Japan wax

Japan wax

noun

Definition of JAPAN WAX

:  a yellowish fat obtained from the berries of several Asian sumacs (as Rhus verniciflua and R. succedanea) and used chiefly in polishes

First Known Use of JAPAN WAX

1859

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