S Benzoin
Styrax Sty"rax, n. [L. styrax, storax, Gr. ?. See {Storax}.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of shrubs and trees, mostly American or Asiatic, abounding in resinous and aromatic substances. {Styrax officinalis} yields storax, and {S. Benzoin} yields benzoin. [1913 Webster]

2. Same as {Storax}. [1913 Webster]


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