montan waxmon·tan wax
a brown or whitish hydrocarbon wax extracted from lignite and peat, and used in making candles, polishes, etc.
Origin of montan waxfrom Classical Latin montanus, of a mountain (see mountain) + wax
A hard white wax obtained from lignite and used in the manufacture of polishes, paints, and phonograph records.
Origin of montan waxFrom Latin montānus montane ; see montane .