Difference between revisions of "wax"

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|etymology=Anglo-Saxon <i>weax</i>, wax
 
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|definition=([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) A substance secreted by various insects consisting of a complex mixture of lipids, varying from species to species.
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Revision as of 23:42, 13 September 2013

wax (noun; Anglo-Saxon weax, wax): (Arthropoda: Insecta) A substance secreted by various insects consisting of a complex mixture of lipids, varying from species to species.