From: Asmus Freytag (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Nov 29 2004 - 14:50:42 CST
>Wachs-tube (growth tube)
Not the common reading of this. However, a "growth tube" or "growing tube"
might be an implement in some specialized context. But note that such
compounds might also be formed with 'Wuchs-', perhaps even preferentially so.
Therefore, reading 'Wachs-' as "wax", as Otto pointed out, is probably better.
PS: If you search for this word and pair it with "Wachs", you will see a
long list of sites discussing Wachs-tube vs Wachstube.
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