Definition of wax myrtle
: any of a genus (Myrica of the family Myricaceae, the wax-myrtle family) of trees or shrubs with aromatic foliage; especially : a shrub or small tree (M. cerifera) of the eastern United States having small hard berries with a thick coating of bluish-white wax used for candles
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Definition of wax myrtle for Students
: a shrub or small tree that has bluish gray waxy berries and is related to the bayberry
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