almug

[ al-muh g, awl- ]
/ ˈæl məg, ˈɔl- /

noun Bible.

a tree, possibly the red sandalwood. I Kings 10:12.

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Origin of almug

1605–15; cf. algum
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Example sentences from the Web for almug

  • 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.