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Noun: guaiacum  gwI-u-kum
  1. Medicinal resin from the lignum vitae tree
  2. Hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum
    - lignum vitae, guaiac
Noun: Guaiacum
  1. Small genus of evergreen resinous trees or shrubs of warm and tropical America
    - genus Guaiacum

Derived forms: guaiacums

Type of: natural resin, rosid dicot genus, wood

Part of: bean-caper family, family Zygophyllaceae, Guaiacum officinale, lignum vitae, Zygophyllaceae

Encyclopedia: Guaiacum