guiacol definition

  • noun:
    • A colourless fluid from the dry distillation of guaiac resin.
    • A colorless liquid, C6H4.OCH3.OH, resembling the phenols, discovered as a constituent of woodtar creosote, and from the dried out distillation of guaiac resin.
    • something associated with distillation of gum guaiacum resembling creosote. Furthermore a constituent of wood-tar. When pure its a colorless liquid.

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