Definition of Almug

1. n. A tree or wood of the Bible (2 Chron. ii. 8; 1 K. x. 11).



Definition of Almug

1. a precious wood mentioned in the Bible [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Almug

almsgivings
almshouse
almshouses
almsman
almsmen
almswoman
almswomen
almucantar
almucantars
almuce
almuces
almud
almude
almudes
almuds
almug (current term)
almugs
alnage
alnager
alnagers
alnages
alnespirone
alnico
alnicos
alocasia
alod
alodia
alodial
alodium
alodiums

Literary usage of Almug

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scripture Natural History by William Howse Groser (1888)
"ALGUM (OR almug) TREES (Heb. ' The navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir great plenty of almug trees and precious stones. ..."

2. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1866)
"almug OR ALGUM TREK. (Santalum album.} "The navy of Hiram brought in from Ophir great plenty of almug trees."— i KINGS x. it. ..."

3. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1849)
"... and it was to this latter country the fleets of Solomon and Hiram went for the rich cargoes of bullion and spices, and that they took in almug or ..."

4. A Descriptive Dictionary of the Indian Islands & Adjacent Countries by John Crawfurd (1856)
"Solomon " made of the almug-trees pillars for the House of the Lord, and for the king's ... There came no euch almug-trees, nor were seen unto this day. ..."

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