White wax

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An unstandardized name for several white waxes such as Bleached beeswax, Spermaceti, and Chinese insect wax.

Synonyms and Related Terms

cera blanca (Esp.); cire blanche (Fr.)

Resources and Citations

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997

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