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[mon-tan] /ˈmɒn tæn/
a dark-brown bituminous wax extracted from lignite and peat: used chiefly in polishes and waxes for furniture, shoes, etc.
a hard wax obtained from lignite and peat, varying in colour from white to dark brown. It is used in polishes and candles


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