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waxy

[′wak·sē]
(mineralogy)
A type of mineral luster that is soft like that of wax.
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Their data confirmed that waxiness tends to control a plant's PAH uptake.
Half and half Assyrtiko and Malagoussia, it is fragrant, lemony and crisp, with a hint of waxiness and grapefruit freshness.
Mortlach is described as "delicate, fresh, vital, fruity whisky, with the unusual attributes of waxiness and smokiness".