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styrax

styrax

noun sty·rax \ˈstī-ˌraks\

Definition of STYRAX

:  storax

Origin of STYRAX

Latin — more at storax
First Known Use: 1555

styrax

noun sty·rax \ˈstī-ˌraks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STYRAX

1
:  storax
2
capitalized :  a large genus (the type genus of the family Styracaceae) of shrubs and trees including forms yielding commercially important resins (as benzoin)

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