Meaning of storax family

sto'rax fam"ily

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  1. the plant family Styracaceae, characterized by trees and shrubs having simple, alternate leaves, clusters of bell-shaped white flowers, and fleshy or dry fruit, and including the silver bell, snowbell, and storax.
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