[gwahy-ak] /ˈgwaɪ æk/
Also called guaiacum gum, gum guaiac. a greenish-brown resin obtained from the tree, especially from Guaiacum officinale, used in varnishes, as a food preservative, and in medicine in various tests for the presence of blood.
[gwahy-uh-kohl, -kawl] /ˈgwaɪ əˌkoʊl, -ˌkɔl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a slightly yellowish, aromatic, crystalline substance, C 7 H 8 O 2 , resembling creosote and usually obtained from resin: used in medicine chiefly as an expectorant and local anesthetic. /ˈɡwaɪəˌkɒl/ noun 1. a yellowish oily creosote-like liquid extracted from guaiacum resin and hardwood tar, used medicinally […]
[gwahy-uh-kuh m] /ˈgwaɪ ə kəm/ noun 1. any of several tropical American trees or shrubs belonging to the genus Guaiacum of the caltrop family; lignum vitae. 2. the hard, heavy wood of such a tree; . 3. resin obtained from such a tree; . /ˈɡwaɪəkəm/ noun 1. any tropical American evergreen tree of the zygophyllaceous […]
[Spanish gwahy-rah] /Spanish ˈgwaɪ rɑ/ noun 1. . [lah gwahy-rah] /lɑ ˈgwaɪ rɑ/ noun 1. a seaport in N Venezuela: the port of Caracas. /Spanish la ˈɡwaira/ noun 1. the chief seaport of Venezuela, on the Caribbean. Pop: 26 669 (1990 est)
- Guajillo chile
noun a long tapered dried hot chile that is deep red-orange; also called travieso , mirasol Usage Note cooking