from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In Porto Rico and Spanish America, the coffee-senna, Cassia occidentalis. See Cassia, 1, and negro coffee (under coffee).
- In New Mexico, the creosote-bush, Covillea tridentata. See Larrea.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
A pool known as "agua hedionda," "stinking water," had long suggested petroleum, and an American company known as the West Indies Petroleum Mining and