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[hek-suh-koh-suh-noh-ik, hek-suh-] /ˈhɛk sə koʊ səˈnoʊ ɪk, ˌhɛk sə-/

a white insoluble odourless wax present in beeswax, carnauba, and Chinese wax. Formula: CH3(CH2)24COOH Also called cerotic acid


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