ozocerite

NOUN
  1. a waxy mineral that is a mixture of hydrocarbons and occurs in association with petroleum; some varieties are used in making ceresin and candles
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How To Use ozocerite In A Sentence

  • A native mineral paraffine, known as ozocerite, is mined in Utah and Galicia; it is used as an insulating material. Commercial Geography A Book for High Schools, Commercial Courses, and Business Colleges
  • Formerly implied refined ozocerite: nowadays may often refer to refined HMP wax manufactured from petroleum or a mixture of such a wax with genuine ceresin.
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