Guaiacum officinale
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]


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  • Guaiacum officinale — Lignum vitae Lig num vi tae (l[i^]g n[u^]m v[imac] t[=e]), n. [L., wood of life; lignum wood + vita, genitive vit[ae], life.] (Bot.) A tree ({Guaiacum officinale}) found in the warm latitudes of America, from which the {guaiacum} of medicine is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guaiacum officinale — noun small evergreen tree of Caribbean and southern Central America to northern South America; a source of lignum vitae wood, hardest of commercial timbers, and a medicinal resin • Syn: ↑lignum vitae • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Guaiacum Officinale — L. Lignum vitae (E); Guayacan (S); Guayaco (C); . Cultivated in Panama, this is one of the heaviest commercial timbers, and one of the more expensive. An extract and the resin from the wood was formerly used as antivenereal, diuretic, stimulant,… …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Guaiacum officinale L. — Symbol GUOF Common Name lignum vitae Botanical Family Zygophyllaceae …   Scientific plant list

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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