(?), n. [NL., fr. Sp. guayaco, from native name in Haiti.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of small, crooked trees, growing in tropical America.
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2. The heart wood or the resin of the Guaiacum officinale or lignum-vit, a large tree of the West Indies and Central America. It is much used in medicine.

[Written also guaiac.]

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