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algum

[ al-guhm, awl- ]
/ ˈæl gəm, ˈɔl- /
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noun
a Biblical tree, possibly the red sandalwood. 2 Chronicles 2:8.
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Origin of algum

First recorded in 1570–80; from Hebrew algūmīm (plural), variant of almuggīm
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