בדולח

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Akkadian [script needed] (budulḫu/bidurḫu), perhaps from Ancient Greek βδέλλιον (bdéllion), perhaps cognate with Sanskrit भिदुर (bhidura), brittle, easily split or broken.

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Noun[edit]

בדולח \ בְּדֹלַח (bdólakhm

  1. (Biblical Hebrew) bdellium, the gum of Commiphora wightii, also commonly known as Indian bdellium-tree, gugal, guggul, gugul, or Mukul myrrh tree.
  2. crystal
  3. something in pieces

Usage notes[edit]

  • The meaning of this term is uncertain; the definitions above are only speculative.

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