guayacan

noun
gua·ya·can | \¦gwīə¦kän\
plural -s

Definition of guayacan 

1 : any of several South and Central American timber trees typically with strong dense hard wood: such as

a : any of certain lignum vitae of the genus Guaiacum (especially G. sanctum)

b : any of certain trees of the genus Tabebuia

c : an Argentine tree (Caesalpinia melanocarpa) yielding a timber used for railway ties, paving, and heavy construction

d : guaiacum wood

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