from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of shrubs and trees, mostly American or Asiatic, abounding in resinous and aromatic substances. Styrax officinalis yields storax, and S. Benzoin yields benzoin.
- n. Same as Storax.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dicotyledonous plants, type of the order Styracese.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any shrub or small tree of the genus Styrax having fragrant bell-shaped flowers that hang below the dark green foliage
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