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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wax·work /-ˌwɝk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wax·work n.
 1. Work made of wax; especially, a figure or figures formed or partly of wax, in imitation of real beings.
 2. Bot. An American climbing shrub (Celastrus scandens). It bears a profusion of yellow berrylike pods, which open in the autumn, and display the scarlet coverings of the seeds.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: twining shrub of North America having three-valved yellow
           capsules enclosing scarlet seeds [syn: bittersweet, American
           bittersweet, climbing bittersweet, false bittersweet,
            staff vine, Celastrus scandens]
      2: an effigy (usually of a famous person) made of wax [syn: wax