Definition of Styrax benzoin. Meaning of Styrax benzoin. Synonyms of Styrax benzoin

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Definition of Styrax benzoin

Styrax benzoin
Benzoin Ben*zoin" (b[e^]n*zoin"), n. [Cf. F. benjoin, Sp. benjui, Pg. beijoin; all fr. Ar. lub[=a]n-j[=a]w[=i] incense form Sumatra (named Java in Arabic), the first syllable being lost. Cf. Benjamin.] Note: [Called also benjamin.] 1. A resinous substance, dry and brittle, obtained from the Styrax benzoin, a tree of Sumatra, Java, etc., having a fragrant odor, and slightly aromatic taste. It is used in the preparation of benzoic acid, in medicine, and as a perfume. 2. A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources. 3. (Bot.) The spicebush (Lindera benzoin). Flowers of benzoin, benzoic acid. See under Benzoic.

Meaning of Styrax benzoin from wikipedia

- Styrax benzoin is a species of tree native to Indochina and western Malesia. Common names for the tree include gum benjamin tree, loban (in Arabic), kemenyan...
- distinct, is now included within Styrax based on analysis of morphological and DNA sequence data. The ****ebush (Lindera benzoin) is a different plant, in the...
- Benzoin /ˈbɛnzoʊ.ɪn/ or benjamin (corrupted pronunciation) is a balsamic resin obtained from the bark of several species of trees in the genus Styrax...
- formula PhCH(OH)C(O)Ph Benzoin (resin), a balsamic resin obtained from the bark of several species of trees in the genus Styrax Benzoin aldolase, an enzyme...
- (R)-benzoin and (S)-benzoin. Benzoin is not a constituent of benzoin resin obtained from the benzoin tree (Styrax) or tincture of benzoin. The main component...
- Tincture", British Pharmacopoeia, vol. 3, 2009 James A. Duke (2008), "Benzoin (Styrax benzoin Dryander.)", Duke's Handbook of Medicinal Plants of the Bible,...
- have been myrrh scented with styrax (Styrax officinalis or Styrax benzoin, a close relative of and of the same genus as Styrax officinalis) or opobalsamum...
- gem. One related Styrax is black and the benzoin discussed thus far seems to be of the pinkish, translucent sort. Steeping Styrax benzoin tears in wine can...
- native to Asia and Australia Lindera benzoin, native to North America Styrax benzoin, native to Sumatra This page is an index of articles on plant species...
- Styrax paralleloneurus (syn. Styrax sumatr****) is a species of Styrax native to Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia. It is the main source of benzoin Sumatra...