Algum
Almug Al"mug, Algum Al"gum, n. [Heb., perh. borrowed fr. Skr. valguka sandalwood.] (Script.) A tree or wood of the Bible (2 Chron. ii. 8; 1 K. x. 11). [1913 Webster]

Note: Most writers at the present day follow Celsius, who takes it to be the red sandalwood of China and the Indian Archipelago. --W. Smith. [1913 Webster]


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  • Algum — (sometimes rendered Almug) is a type of wood referred to in the Bible. Biblical ReferenceAccording to the Book of First Kings (1 Kings 10:12), and the Second Book of Chronicles (II Chronicles 2:8; 9:10 11), it was used, together with cedar and… …   Wikipedia

  • algum — [al′gum΄] n. [Heb algūm] a tree mentioned in the Bible: 2 Chron. 2:8 …   English World dictionary

  • Algum — Al gum, n. Same as {Almug} (and etymologically preferable). 2 Chron. ii. 8. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • algum — pron. indef. 1. Designa quantidade indeterminada, mas não grande. 2. Qualquer. 3. Nenhum. 4. Não muito. • Feminino: alguma …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • ALGUM — ALGUM, a tree which cannot be definitely identified. Mentioned among the trees of Lebanon which Hiram, king of Tyre, sent to Solomon for the building of the Temple and the palace (II Chron. 2:7), it is referred to elsewhere as having been… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • algum — /al geuhm, awl /, n. a Biblical tree, possibly the red sandalwood. II Chron. 2:8. Cf. almug. [1570 80; < Heb algumim (pl.), var. of ALMUGGIM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Algum —    (2 Chr. 2:8; 9:10, 11), the same as almug (1 Kings 10:11) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • algum — al·gum …   English syllables

  • algum —    Alekuma …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • algum — …   Useful english dictionary

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