- an unidentified wood used in building Noah's ark. Gen. 6:14.
Origin of gopher wood
First recorded in 1605–15, gopher wood is from the Hebrew word gōpher
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- the wood used in the construction of Noah's ark, thought to be a type of cypress (Genesis 6:14)
from Hebrew gōpher
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