Definition of Styrax

1. Noun. Any shrub or small tree of the genus Styrax having fragrant bell-shaped flowers that hang below the dark green foliage.




Definition of Styrax

1. 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.

Definition of Styrax

1. Noun. Any member of the genus ''Styrax'' of about 130 species of large shrubs or small trees, mostly native to temperate or tropical regions of the Northern Hemisphere. ¹

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Definition of Styrax

1. storax [n -ES] - See also: storax

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Styrax

styphnates
styphnic
styphnic acid
stypsis
stypsises
styptic
styptic pencil
styptic weed
styptical
stypticity
styptick
styptics
styracin
styracosaur
styracosaurus
styrax (current term)
styrax family
styraxes
styre
styred
styrene
styrene-butadiene-styrene
styrenes
styrenyl
styres
styring
styrofoam
styrofoams
styrol
styrolene

Literary usage of Styrax

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1. The English Mechanic and World of Science (1887)
"A number of other resins have also been tried; but I don't know that any of them have shown any advantages over Canada balsam or styrax, and I am unable to ..."

2. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1879)
"1 The feminine gender of styrax has same opinion is adopted by Boissier, Flora denotes the tree, as also does sometimes ..."

3. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1831)
"On styrax or Storax of Bogota. By M. Bonastre.—We find in the Journal de Pharmacie for February 1830, a short account of this substance, which we offer to ..."

4. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"J. L b. 341, cop. from styrax. Matth. 89, which impr. in Cam. epit. 38. styrax. Storax. Resin. Pharm. lond.—Alst. ii. 417. Dvle 297. Lew. ii, 391. Monro ii. ..."

5. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"über die Ausscheidung des styrax líquidos.] Moskva, 1902, (63, mit 11 Tat.). 25 ein. [1050 1500 2020 2450 2520]. 13154 Eckardt, Wilhelm. ..."

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