noun pax·wax \ˈpakˌswaks\
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Definition of paxwax



chiefly dialectal

  1. :  the nuchal ligament of a quadruped

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Origin and Etymology of paxwax

Middle English paxwax, alteration of faxwax, probably from fax hair of the head (from Old English feax) + wax growth, from waxen to grow — more at pectinate, wax

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a brief usually trivial fact

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