styrax

/ (ˈstaɪræks) /

noun

any tropical or subtropical tree of the genus Styrax, which includes the storaxes

Nearby words

  1. styptic pencil,
  2. stypticity,
  3. styr,
  4. styracaceous,
  5. styralyl acetate,
  6. styrene,
  7. styrene resin,
  8. styria,
  9. styrofoam,
  10. styron

Word Origin for styrax

C16: via Latin from Greek sturax

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