styrax

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noun sty·rax \ˈstī-ˌraks\

Definition of styrax

  1. :  storax

Origin and Etymology of styrax

Latin — more at storax


First Known Use: 1555


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styrax

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noun sty·rax \ˈstī-ˌraks\

Medical Definition of styrax

  1. 1:  storax

  2. 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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