sugarcane wax

noun

Definition of sugarcane wax

: a wax that occurs as a thin layer on the outside of the stem of the sugarcane, that is usually obtained as a by-product in the manufacture of cane sugar as a hard green to brown or tan solid, and that is used chiefly in polishing materials

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“Sugarcane wax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sugarcane%20wax. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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