from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tree generally supposed to be an acacia, either Acacia Arabica (taken as including A. vera) or A. Seyal.


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  • 'I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the shittah-tree, and the myrtle, and the oil-tree; I will set in the desert the fir-tree, and the pine, and the box-tree together' (Isa 41: 19).

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03


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