beeswax

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From bees + 's + wax

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Beeswax

beeswax (usually uncountable, plural beeswaxes)

  1. A wax secreted by bees from which they make honeycomb; or, the processed form of this wax used in the manufacture of various goods.
  2. (colloquial)Business”; in phrases like mind your own beeswax and none of your beeswax.

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beeswax (third-person singular simple present beeswaxes, present participle beeswaxing, simple past and past participle beeswaxed)

  1. To polish (something) with beeswax.