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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 guai·a·cum /ˈgwaɪəkəm, ˈgaɪ-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 guai·a·cum /ˈg(w)aɪəkəm/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gua·ia·cum n.
 1. Bot. A genus of small, crooked trees, growing in tropical America.
 2. The heart wood or the resin of the Guaiacum officinale or lignum-vitæ, a large tree of the West Indies and Central America. It is much used in medicine. [Written also guaiac.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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 [syn: lignum vitae, guaiac]
      3: small genus of evergreen resinous trees or shrubs of warm
         and tropical America [syn: genus Guaiacum]