Definition of guaiac in English:

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guaiac

Pronunciation: /ˈɡwʌɪak/

noun

[mass noun]
Brown resin obtained from guaiacum trees, used as a flavouring and in varnishes.
Example sentences
  • Mint flavoring compositions and wax-free gum bases are provided which are stabilized using gum guaiac, a naturally-occurring resin, as an antioxidant.
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