vegetable wax

noun

Definition of vegetable wax

: a wax of plant origin secreted commonly in thin flakes by the walls of epidermal cells

Examples of vegetable wax in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It is crafted in the U.K. from a vegetable wax blend with top notes of lavender and thyme, and is housed in an elegant and arty porcelain vessel. Felicity Carter, Forbes, 17 Sep. 2021 The vegetable wax candle bursts with floral green abundance, like a garden baking in the hot afternoon sun. Mackenzie Fegan, Bon Appétit, 25 Sep. 2020 Tatine Candles Essential oils are blended into a GMO-free soy and vegetable wax. Gina Tomaine, Good Housekeeping, 10 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of vegetable wax

1815, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vegetable wax was in 1815

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“Vegetable wax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vegetable%20wax. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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