جربوز

ArabicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Persian تاج خروس(tâj xorus, amaranth, literally cockscomb-like flower), from Middle Persian [script needed] (hlws /xrōs/, cock, rooster, literally the caller) + [script needed] (tʾg /tāg/, crown, tuft, comb), from its appearance; cognate with Jewish Palestinian Aramaic ירבוז(yarbūz, strawberry blight) and Middle Armenian բարբուզան (barbuzan).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جَرْبُوز (jarbūzm

  1. some plants with edible leaves in the family Amaranthaceae, not conclusively:
    1. leafy goosefoot (Blitum virgatum)
    2. strawberry goosefoot, strawberry spinach (Blitum capitatum)
    3. purple amaranth, blite (Amaranthus blitum)
      Synonyms: بَقْلَة يَمَانِيَّة(baqla yamāniyya), كُسْتَج(kustaj)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Hebrew: יַרְבּוּז(yarbūz)

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