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sto·rax

n 1  :  a fragrant balsam obtained from the bark of an Asian tree of the genus Liquidambar (L. orientalis) that is used as an expectorant and sometimes in perfumery - called also Levant storax , liquid storax   2  :  a balsam from the sweet gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) that is similar to storax - called also American storax , liquidambar  .
 
   
 
Similar sounding terms:  hys·ter·ics  hystericus  hystrix  sty·rax 

 
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