candelilla definition

  • noun:
    • A shrubby spurge (Euphorbia antisyphilitica) indigenous to southwest Texas and Mexico, having densely clustered, erect, essentially leafless stems that yield a multipurpose wax.
    • wax-coated Mexican shrub linked to Euphorbia antisyphilitica
    • wax-coated shrub of north Mexico and southwestern US
    • A shrubby spurge (Euphorbia antisyphilitica) native to southwest Tx and Mexico, having densely clustered, erect, really leafless stems that yield a multipurpose wax.
    • wax-coated Mexican shrub linked to Euphorbia antisyphilitica
    • wax-coated shrub of north Mexico and southwestern United States

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