shittimwood


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shit·tim·wood

 (shĭt′ĭm-wo͝od′)
n.
1. The wood of the shittah, used to make the ark of the Hebrew tabernacle.
2. See bumelia.

[Hebrew šiṭṭîm, pl. of šiṭṭâ, shittah; see shittah + wood.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shittimwood - deciduous tree of southeastern United States and Mexicoshittimwood - deciduous tree of southeastern United States and Mexico
buckthorn - any shrub or small tree of the genus Bumelia
2.shittimwood - shrubby thorny deciduous tree of southeastern United States with white flowers and small black drupaceous fruitshittimwood - shrubby thorny deciduous tree of southeastern United States with white flowers and small black drupaceous fruit
buckthorn - any shrub or small tree of the genus Bumelia
3.shittimwood - wood of the shittah tree used to make the ark of the Hebrew Tabernacle
shittah, shittah tree - source of a wood mentioned frequently in the Bible; probably a species of genus Acacia
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees