candelilla candelilla

Definition(s):

  1. (n) wax-coated Mexican shrub related to Euphorbia antisyphilitica
  2. (n) wax-coated shrub of northern Mexico and southwestern United States

Usage(s):

  • The candelilla trade is declining, and if it fades away entirely, some of the legitimacy of the trading-post appellation will disappear too.

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