lignum vitae definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two tropical United states woods (Guaiacum officinale or G. sanctum) having evergreen leaves and very hefty, durable, resinous wood.
    • The wood of either of those woods, the most difficult of commercial forests.
    • The guaiacum tree.
    • The wood or resin from these types of a tree.

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