from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tree or wood mentioned in the Bible (2 Chron. ii. 8; 1 K. x. 11), possibly juniper or red sandalwood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as almug (and etymologically preferable).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tree, in the time of Solomon and Hiram, growing on Mount Lebanon, along with cedar- and fir-trees, sought for the construction of the temple; according to both the Septuagint and Vulgate versions, the pine. It was not identical with the almug-tree, which was brought from Ophir. See almug.


Hebrew (Wiktionary)



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  • It's a tree. Ostensibly.

    December 27, 2012