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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Akkadian 𒋆𒄀𒄙𒊏 (budulḫu/bidurḫu), perhaps from Ancient Greek βδέλλιον (bdéllion), perhaps cognate with Sanskrit भिदुर (bhidura, brittle, easily split or broken).

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NounEdit

בדולח \ בְּדֹלַח (bdólakhm

  1. (Biblical Hebrew) bdellium, the gum of Commiphora wightii syn. Commiphora mukul syn. Balsamodendron mukul, also commonly known as Indian bdellium-tree, guggul, or mukul myrrh tree.
  2. crystal
  3. something in pieces

Usage notesEdit

  • The meaning of this term is uncertain; the definitions above are only speculative.

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