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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