wax flower


noun

Origin of wax flower

First recorded in 1835–45
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  • 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

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