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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum;
[syn: lignum vitae, guaiac, guaiacum]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Guaiac \Gua"iac\, a. [See Guaiacum.] Pertaining to, or resembling, guaiacum. -- n. Guaiacum. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Guaiacum \Gua"ia*cum\, n. [NL., fr. Sp. guayaco, from native name in Haiti.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of small, crooked trees, growing in tropical America. [1913 Webster] 2. The heart wood or the resin of the Guaiacum officinale or lignum-vit[ae], a large tree of the West Indies and Central America. It is much used in medicine. [Written also guaiac.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

guaiac n 1: hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum [syn: lignum vitae, guaiac, guaiacum]




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