wax flower


noun

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Origin of wax flower

First recorded in 1835–45

Words nearby wax flower

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Example sentences from the Web for 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

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