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wax flower

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1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There was such artificiality in the wax-flower lady that nothing in this speech touched Renouard.

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wax flower

(Austral) any of several rutaceous shrubs of the genus Eriostemon, having waxy pink-white five-petalled flowers
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