See under (def 2).
[stawr-aks, stohr-] /ˈstɔr æks, ˈstoʊr-/
a solid resin with a vanillalike odor, obtained from a small tree, Styrax officinalis: formerly used in medicine and perfumery.
a liquid balsam (liquid storax) obtained from species of liquidambar, especially from the wood and inner bark of Liquidambar orientalis (Levant storax) a tree of Asia Minor: used chiefly in medicine and perfumery.
any shrub or tree of the genus Styrax, of the storax family, having elongated clusters of showy, white flowers.
any of numerous styracaceous trees or shrubs of the genus Styrax, of tropical and subtropical regions, having drooping showy white flowers
a vanilla-scented solid resin obtained from one of these trees, Styrax officinalis of the Mediterranean region and SW Asia, formerly used as incense and in perfumery and medicine
a liquid aromatic balsam obtained from liquidambar trees, esp Liquidambar orientalis of SW Asia, and used in perfumery and medicine
noun 1. See under (def 1). [wurm-seed] /ˈwɜrmˌsid/ noun 1. the dried, unexpanded flower heads of a wormwood, Artemisia cina (Levant wormseed) or the fruit of certain goosefoots, especially Chenopodium anthelminticum (or C. ambrosioides), the Mexican tea or American wormseed, used as an anthelmintic drug. 2. any of these plants. /ˈwɜːmˌsiːd/ noun 1. any of […]
- Levari facias
Latin, literally “cause to be levied.”
levarterenol lev·ar·te·re·nol (lěv’är-tēr’ə-nôl’, -nōl’, -těr’-) n. See norepinephrine.
[li-vey-ter, -tawr] /lɪˈveɪ tər, -tɔr/ noun, plural levatores [lev-uh-tawr-eez, -tohr-] /ˌlɛv əˈtɔr iz, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy. a muscle that raises a part of the body. Compare . 2. Surgery. an instrument used to raise a depressed part of the skull. /lɪˈveɪtə; -tɔː/ noun 1. (anatomy) any of various muscles that raise a part […]