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[al-muh g, awl-] /ˈæl məg, ˈɔl-/
noun, Bible.
a tree, possibly the red sandalwood. I Kings 10:12.
Compare algum.
Origin of almug
1605-15; cf. algum Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And the navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir great plenty of almug trees and precious stones.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • She has not come to prove him with hard questions, but to repose under his almug trees.

    A Dream of Empire William Henry Venable
  • No Jewish lexicon tells us of almug or algum trees; no Hebrew writer undertakes to describe them.

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