[ gwahy-ak ]
/ ˈgwaɪ æk /
Origin of guaiac
First recorded in 1550–60; see origin at guaiacum
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Examples from the Web for guaiac
The principal constituent of the oil is guaiac alcohol, or gusiol.
Guaiac wood oil, distilled from the wood of Bulnesia sarmienti.
Tincture of guaiac, diluted to a light sherry-wine color (keep in a dark-glass bottle).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd