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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Guaiacol benzoate, used as an intestinal antiseptic and as a substitute for creosote in phthisis. It is a colorless crystalline pewder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless, tasteless, crystalline compound, C6H4OCH3OCOC6H5, obtained by the action of benzoyl chlorid upon guaiacol; guaiacol benzoate; benzoyl guaiacol. It is sometimes taken internally for intestinal tuberculosis and diarrhea.


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