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Wax"y (?), a.

Resembling wax in appearance or consistency; viscid; adhesive; soft; hence, yielding; pliable; impressible.

"Waxy to persuasion."

Bp. Hall.

Waxy degeneration Med., amyloid degeneration. See under Amyloid. -- Waxy kidney, Waxy liver, etc. Med., a kidney or liver affected by waxy degeneration.

 

© Webster 1913.