wax flower

Origin of wax flower

First recorded in 1835–45
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Historical Examples of wax flower

  • There was such artificiality in the wax-flower lady that nothing in this speech touched Renouard.

    Within the Tides

    Joseph Conrad


British Dictionary definitions for wax flower

wax flower

noun
  1. Australian any of several rutaceous shrubs of the genus Eriostemon, having waxy pink-white five-petalled flowers
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