yellow wax


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yel·low wax

a yellowish, solid, brittle substance prepared from the honeycomb of the bee, Apis mellifera; the chief constituent is myricin (myricyl palmitate); others are cerotic acid (cerin), melissic acid, heptacosane, and hentriacontane; used in the preparation of ointments, cerates, plasters, and suppositories.

yel·low wax

(yelō waks)
Yellowish, solid, brittle substance prepared from the honeycomb of the bee, Apis mellifera; used in the preparation of ointments, cerates, plasters, and suppositories.
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I dont attach any great memories to my yellow wax bean I cant even remember where I got it but I like that I can put the seeds on the shelf to dry fully, stick them in a bag in the fridge and have them to sow next year.
1 -- color) This contemporary chicken salad features green and yellow wax beans from the farmers market, along with celery, red onion and radishes.
99) each of 10" lights, available in red, purple, turquoise, clear liquid with red wax, blue liquid with yellow wax, and purple liquid with red wax.
Then take a piece of yellow wax cut thinly and strew with a few unidentifiable green bits that one can only assume started life as a spring onion, strangle in plastic, slap on a pretentious label,charge what you like and voila
1/2 cup apricot preserves 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon celery seeds 1 16-ounce can kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 cup cooked green beans (fresh or frozen), cut into 2-inch pieces 1 cup cooked, yellow wax beans (fresh or frozen), cut into 2-inch pieces Salt and pepper to taste
a tangy cold salad of green and yellow wax beans and kidney beans.
The 74 barrels per day of crude oil is of the highest quality yellow wax which sells at a premium of up to $1/bbl over WTI (West Texas Intermediate).
Chau Ju-kua said the traders moored midstream and announced their arrival by beating drums-a signal for the natives to come in small boats carrying goods like cotton, yellow wax, native cloth, and coconut-heart mats for barter.