Sty"rax (?), n. [L. styrax, storax, Gr. . See Storax.]

1. Bot.

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.

2.

Same as Storax.

 

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