styracaceous

styracaceous

[stahy-ruh-key-shuhs]
adjective
belonging to the Styracaceae, the storax family of plants.
Compare storax family.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin Styracace(ae) (see storax, -aceae) + -ous

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styracaceous (ˌstaɪrəˈkeɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the Styracaceae, a family of Asian and American trees and shrubs having leathery leaves: includes storax and silver bell
 
[C19: styrac-, from styrax]

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