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 for Storax
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Storax \Sto"rax\, n. [L. storax, styrax, Gr. ?. Cf. Styrax.]
     Any one of a number of similar complex resins obtained from
     the bark of several trees and shrubs of the Styrax family.
     The most common of these is liquid storax, a brown or gray
     semifluid substance of an agreeable aromatic odor and
     balsamic taste, sometimes used in perfumery, and in medicine
     as an expectorant.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: A yellow aromatic honeylike substance, resembling, and
           often confounded with, storax, is obtained from the
           American sweet gum tree ({Liquidambar styraciflua),
           and is much used as a chewing gum, called sweet gum,
           and liquid storax. Cf. Liquidambar.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a vanilla-scented resin from various trees of the genus

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