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 for Bayberry tallow
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bayberry \Bay"ber*ry\, n. (Bot.)
     (a) The fruit of the bay tree or Laurus nobilis.
     (b) A tree of the West Indies related to the myrtle ({Pimenta
     (c) The fruit of Myrica cerifera (wax myrtle); the shrub
         itself; -- called also candleberry tree.
         [1913 Webster]
     Bayberry tallow, a fragrant green wax obtained from the
        bayberry or wax myrtle; -- called also myrtle wax.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bayberry tallow
      n 1: a fragrant green wax obtained from the wax myrtle and used
           in making candles [syn: bayberry wax, bayberry tallow]

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