[ stahy-ruh-key-shuhs ]
/ ˌstaɪ rəˈkeɪ ʃəs /
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belonging to the Styracaceae, the storax family of plants.
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British Dictionary definitions for styracaceous
/ (ˌstaɪrəˈkeɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Styracaceae, a family of Asian and American trees and shrubs having leathery leaves: includes storax and silver bell
Word Origin for styracaceous
C19: styrac-, from styrax
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