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wax palm

noun

Definition of WAX PALM

:  any of several palms that yield wax: as
a :  an Andean pinnate-leaved palm (Ceroxylon alpinum syn. C. andicola) whose stem yields a resinous wax used in candles
b :  carnauba

First Known Use of WAX PALM

circa 1828

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