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wax flower

Origin of wax flower
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • That maiden lady in her wonderful preservation reminded Renouard somehow of a wax flower under glass.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • I feel quite satisfied that the art of wax flower modelling is almost still in its infancy.

British Dictionary definitions for wax flower

wax flower

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