shittim wood


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shittim wood

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shittimwood

n
(Bible) Old Testament a kind of wood, probably acacia, from which the Ark of the Covenant and parts of the tabernacle were made
[C14: from Hebrew shittīm, plural of shittah]

shit′tim wood`

(ˈʃɪt ɪm)
n.
the wood of which the ark of the covenant and various parts of the tabernacle were made. Ex. 25, 26.
[1580–90; < Hebrew shiṭṭīm, pl. of shiṭṭāh (see shittah)]