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[Latin; see storax.]
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(Plants) any tropical or subtropical tree of the genus Styrax, which includes the storaxes
[C16: via Latin from Greek sturax]
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|Noun||1.||styrax - 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
Styrax texana, Texas snowbell, Texas snowbells - styrax of southwestern United States; a threatened species
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