from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Either of two isomeric terpene liquids, C10H16, used as solvents and in making resins.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Either of two isomeric bicyclic monoterpene hydrocarbons that are the principal components of pine resin

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The principal constituent of a large number of volatile oils, especially of those obtained from many varieties of pine.


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