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  • Jonah's gourd (Jonah 4: 6-10), bearing the Hebrew name kikayon (found only here), was probably the kiki of the

    Easton's Bible Dictionary


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  • Wikipedia tells us "Kikayon (קיקיון) is the Hebrew name of a plant mentioned in the Biblical Book of Jonah." Then it says, "The word kikayon is only referenced in the book of Jonah and there is some question as to what kind of plant it is. Some hypotheses include a gourd and a castor oil plant. The concurrent Hebrew usage of the word refers to the castor oil plant." But it also tells us it could be a fly agaric. See

    August 11, 2013