paraffinize

[ par-uh-fi-nahyz ]
/ ˈpær ə fɪˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), par·af·fin·ized, par·af·fin·iz·ing.

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Also especially British, par·af·fin·ise .

Origin of paraffinize

First recorded in 1885–90; paraffin + -ize
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