عبقر

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Etymology 1Edit

 
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Proper nounEdit

عَبْقَر (ʿabqarm

  1. a valley in the Najd
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Etymology 2Edit

Univerbation of عَيْن الْبَقَر(ʿayn al-baqar, literally ox-eye).

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NounEdit

عَبْقَر (ʿabqarm

  1. plum (Prunus domestica)
    Synonyms: إجَّاص(ʾijjāṣ), بَرْقُوق(barqūq), خَوْخ(ḵawḵ)
    • الإجاص قال غ وهو عبقر إذا أشرف وقدم فلا يتعرض عليه بالحديد فإن دعت ضرورة لقطع أعلاه فينظر شجرته فإن ظهر فيها السوس فتحامى بالقطع ولا تقرب بالحديد بوجه وتنقى ما دام أملس الساق والأغصان محدثا.‎‎
      About the prune, that is the plum, says Ibn Ḥajjāj that when it is high and old it should not meet the iron, but if necessity calls then the top can be cut and the tree cleaned, and if rot appears on it then it can be warded off by cutting, and the iron should not approach it as long as the stem is smooth and the branches new.
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ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1835), “عبقر”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum, volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 100