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shittah (plural shittim)
- A tree said in the Bible to have furnished the precious wood of which the ark, tables, altars, boards, etc., of the Jewish tabernacle were made; now believed to have been the red acacia, Acacia seyal, now in genus Vachella.
- The wood of this tree.
- (tree): Vachellia seyal
a type of tree and its wood