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Noun: candelilla
  1. Wax-coated Mexican shrub related to Euphorbia antisyphilitica
    - Pedilanthus bracteatus, Pedilanthus pavonis
  2. Wax-coated shrub of northern Mexico and southwestern United States
    - Euphorbia antisyphilitica

Derived forms: candelillas

Type of: slipper plant, slipper spurge, spurge

Part of: Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia

Encyclopedia: Candelilla