styracaceous


styracaceous
styra·ca·ceous

English syllables. 2014.

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  • styracaceous — /stuy reuh kay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Styracaceae, the storax family of plants. Cf. storax family. [ < NL Styracace(ae) (see STORAX, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • styracaceous — adjective see styracaceae * * * /stuy reuh kay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Styracaceae, the storax family of plants. Cf. storax family. [ < NL Styracace(ae) (see STORAX, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * styracaˈceous adjective Of, related or belonging… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sto|rax — «STR aks, STOHR », noun. 1. a solid resin resembling benzoin, with an odor like that of vanilla, obtained from a small styracaceous tree of Asia Minor and Syria, formerly used in medicine and perfume. 2. the tree itself. 3. any other tree or… …   Useful english dictionary


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