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Definition of the noun storax

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noun - plural: storaxes

  1. a vanilla-scented resin from various trees of the genus Styrax
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic term: natural resin = a plant exudate

Alternative definition of the noun storax

noun

  1. Any member of the genus Styrax of trees and shrubs.
  2. The resin of the oriental sweetgum tree (Liquidambar orientalis).

Phrases with storax

  1. storax family
  2. Parphorus Storax Sorra
  3. Japanese Storax
  4. Parphorus Storax
  5. Parphorus Storax Storax

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Google previewA History of the Materia Medica. - London, Longman, Hitsch, Hawes 1751 (1751)

The pure or fine Liquid Storax is a thick vifcous Matter, of the Confiftence of Venice Turpentine, or thicker; fometimes indeed with long keeping it becomes as thick as Honey; whatever be its Confiftence however, it is clean and pellucid, of a ...

Google previewA Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Perfumery (2008)

by Carl Deite, William Brannt

Storax is the produce of Liquid ambar ...

Google previewThe American Dispensatory (1875)

by John King

Storax is a stimulant, acting more especially upon mucous tissues, as do nearly all balsams. It has been found beneficial as an expectorant in cough, chronic catarrh, asthma, bronchitis, and other pulmonary affections; ...

Google previewHanbury on Storax. [From the Pharmaceutical Journal.] (1857)

by Daniel HANBURY

Storax is the exudation of a certain tree resembling a quince-tree. It is preferred yellow and shining, resinous, having whitish lumps, retaining for a long period a very grateful odour; when softened, it emits a certain honey-like humidity.

Google previewA System of Materia Medica and Pharmacy (1832)

by John MURRAY (M.D., of Edinburgh, the Younger.)

STORAx is a substance so rarely employed in medicine, that the ordering it to be purified is superfluous. The directions given by the London College with regard to OPIUM are much to be preferred to any process for purifying it by solution and ...

Google previewFire Magic (2007)

by Clettis V. Musson

Storax is a resin derived from varous styracaceous trees. Hematitus is an ore from iron that looks red when ground into powder. It is sometimes called brown hematite. NOVEL STEAK COOKING. This is a daring and spectacular effect that used ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1899)

Liquid storax is a balsam yielded by Liquidambar orientalTM, a native of Asia Minor. It is a soft resinous substance, with a pleasing balsamic odour, especially after it has been kept for some time. It contains a principle— styrol or cinnamene ...

Google previewAn Encyclopædia of Domestic Economy ... (1855)

by Thomas Webster, Mrs. William Parkes

Storax is a gum-resin that exudes from a tree called Styrax officinale, that grows in countries bordering on the Mediterranean, and likewise in America and India. It is a valuable perfume for some purposes, resembling benzoin, of which it ...

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1842)

Stearic Acid - Tagus

One kind is called storax calamita vulgaris, or Scobs sloracina. This always contains more or less sawdust, mixed with variable quantities of resin. It is generally in large round cakes, of a brown colour, verging to red or black, with fragrant ...

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1842)

One kind is called storax calamita vulgaris, or Scots storacina. This always contains more or less sawdust, mixed wiih variable quantities of resin. It is generally in large round cakes, of a brown colour, verging to red or black, with fragrant odour, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences (1865)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

STORAX. The name of various substances, some of which ore produced by the Styrax officinale, while others are referred to a plant belonging to Liquid- amber. Dr. Pereira notices the following varieties :— 1. Storax in the tear. Styrax in grains .

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

the pure and the common storax: the first, or pure, is usually obtained in irregular. compact masses, free from impurities, of a yellowish or reddish-brown appearance, ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1817)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Physiology ... and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine by Robert Hooper

(From styrax, storax, and Jlut, to flow.) Liquid storax.

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1768)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Gardens, and Nursery, as Also for Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture, Including the Management of Vineyards, with the Methods of Making and Preserving Wine, According to the Present Practice of the Most Skilful Vignerons in the Several Wine Countries in Europe : Together with Directions for Propagating and Improving, from Real Practice and Experience, All Sorts of Timber Trees

see Chenopodium Storax-tree, see Styrax Storax, the Liquid, see Liquidamber Stove Strawberry, see Fragaria Strawberry Blite, see Bli Strawberry to: CC Blltum Strawberry-tree, see Arbutus Style, see Stylus Succory, see Cichorium .

Google previewThe Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. In which the Whole Circle of Human Learning is Explained, and the Difficulties Attending the Acquisition of Every Art, Whether Liberal Or Mechanical, are Removed, in the Most Easy and Familiar Manner ... (1766)

by Wilson and Fell (Londres), Fletcher and Hodson (Cambridge)

STORAX, or Styrax, in the materia mcJica; art odoriferous resin exuding in the warmer climates, from a middling sized tree, with leaves like those of the quince, flowers like those of the orange tree, and fruit like fil- berds ; a native of Asia, and, ...

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Video shows what storax means. Any member of the genus Styrax of trees and shrubs.. The resin of the oriental sweetgum tree (Liquidambar orientalis).. Storax ...

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