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Noun: waxwork  'waks,wurk
  1. Twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
    - bittersweet, American bittersweet, climbing bittersweet, false bittersweet, staff vine, shrubby bittersweet, Celastrus scandens
  2. An effigy (usually of a famous person) made of wax
    - wax figure

Derived forms: waxworks

Type of: effigy, image, simulacrum, vine

Part of: Celastrus, genus Celastrus

Encyclopedia: Waxwork