almug


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almug

(ˈælˌmʌɡ)
n
(Plants) a type of tree or wood mentioned in the Bible, thought to be a variety of sandalwood
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To Plara's sonnets spoilt by toying with, "As knops that stud some almug to the pith "Pricked for gum, wry thence, and crinkled worse "Than pursed eyelids of a river-horse "Sunning himself o' the slime when whirrs the breese"-- Gad-fly, that is.
Hiram's fleet, which carried gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir a huge quantity of almug wood and precious stones.