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Any of several resinous pine trees, such as Pinus teocote, native to the southwestern U.S. and Mexico. The wood from these trees were used as torches and candle substitutes.
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- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998