montan wax

mon·tan wax

noun \ˈmän-tən-\

Definition of MONTAN WAX

:  a hard brittle mineral wax obtained usually from lignites by extraction and used especially in polishes, carbon paper, and insulating compositions

Origin of MONTAN WAX

Latin montanus of a mountain
First Known Use: 1908


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