guaiac

noun
guai·​ac | \ ˈgwī-ˌak How to pronounce guaiac (audio) , ˈgī- How to pronounce guaiac (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The potent juice is worldly and rich, driven by Australian sandalwood (one of the world's most precious woods) and brightened by Italian bergamot and Central American guaiac wood. Taylore Glynn, Marie Claire, "This Perfume Is a Weighted Blanket in a Bottle," 18 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of guaiac

1750, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for guaiac

New Latin Guaiacum

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The first known use of guaiac was in 1750

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25 Nov 2020

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“Guaiac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guaiac. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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guaiac

noun
guai·​ac | \ ˈg(w)ī-ˌak How to pronounce guaiac (audio) \

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