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Noun: Guaiacum officinale
  1. 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
    - lignum vitae

Type of: angiospermous tree, flowering tree

Part of: genus Guaiacum, Guaiacum

Encyclopedia: Guaiacum officinale