[ al-guh m, awl- ]
/ ˈæl gəm, ˈɔl- /
a Biblical tree, possibly the red sandalwood. II Chron. 2:8.
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Origin of algum
1570–80; < Hebrew algūmīm (plural), variant of almuggīm
Words nearby algum
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No Jewish lexicon tells us of almug or algum trees; no Hebrew writer undertakes to describe them.Prehistoric Structures of Central America|Martin Ingham Townsend