Meaning of storax
Pronunciation: (stôr'aks, stōr'-), [key]
- a solid resin with a vanillalike odor, obtained from a small tree, Styrax officinalis: formerly used in medicine and perfumery.
- a liquid balsamobtained from species of liquidambar, esp. from the wood and inner bark of Liquidambar orientalisa tree of Asia Minor: used chiefly in medicine and perfumery.
- any shrub or tree of the genus Styrax, of the storax family, having elongated clusters of showy, white flowers.
- storax (Thesaurus)