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Definition: Metrosideros buxifolia
(l[i^]g"n[u^]m v[imac]"t[=e]), n.
[L., wood of life; lignum wood + vita, genitive vit[ae],
A tree (Guaiacum officinale
) found in the warm latitudes of
America, from which the guaiacum
of medicine is procured.
Its wood is very hard and heavy, and is used for various
mechanical purposes, as for the wheels of ships' blocks,
cogs, bearings, and the like. See Guaiacum
Note: In New Zealand the Metrosideros buxifolia
lignum-vit[ae], and in Australia a species of Acacia
The bastard lignum-vit[ae] is a West Indian tree