lignite-wax

lignite wax

noun
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montan wax

[mon-tan]
noun
a dark-brown bituminous wax extracted from lignite and peat: used chiefly in polishes and waxes for furniture, shoes, etc.
Also called lignite wax.


Origin:
1905–10; < Latin montānus of a mountain (see montane)

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montan wax (ˈmɒntæn)
 
n
a hard wax obtained from lignite and peat, varying in colour from white to dark brown. It is used in polishes and candles
 
[C20: from Latin montānus of a mountain]

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