a Japanese anacardiaceous tree, Rhus succedanea, having white berries that yield wax
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How to use wax tree in a sentence
The tree is known to the Chinese as the Pai-la shu, or white wax tree.
The wax tree of Louisiana contains immense quantities of wax.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom | P. L. Simmonds
On the surrounding hills we saw thickets of the Japanese wax tree, Rhus succedaneus.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II | A.E. Nordenskieold
It is to this, the great home of the wax tree, that the scales are carried from the Chien-chang valley.
After the lapse of a hundred days from the placing of the insects on the wax tree, the deposit is complete.