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sty·rax

 (stī′răks)
n.
See storax.

[Latin; see storax.]
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styrax

(ˈstaɪræks)
n
(Plants) any tropical or subtropical tree of the genus Styrax, which includes the storaxes
[C16: via Latin from Greek sturax]
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Noun1.styrax - any shrub or small tree of the genus Styrax having fragrant bell-shaped flowers that hang below the dark green foliagestyrax - any shrub or small tree of the genus Styrax having fragrant bell-shaped flowers that hang below the dark green foliage
genus Styrax - deciduous or evergreen shrubs and small trees
snowbell, Styrax obassia - small tree native to Japan
Japanese snowbell, Styrax japonicum - shrubby tree of China and Japan
Styrax texana, Texas snowbell, Texas snowbells - styrax of southwestern United States; a threatened species
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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