montan wax

noun
mon·​tan wax | \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

First Known Use of montan wax

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for montan wax

Latin montanus of a mountain

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