A reference to Numbers 17:8, the Authorized / KJV translation of which is "And it came to pass, that on the morrow Moses went into the tabernacle of witness; and, behold, the rod of Aaron for the house of Levi was budded, and brought forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, and yielded almonds."
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɜːɹ.ənz ɹɒd/, /ˈæɹ.ənz ɹɒd/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈæɹ.ənz ɹɑd/, /ˈɜəɹ.ənz ɹɑd/, /ˈɜɹ.ənz ɹɑd/
- Any of various plants with a tall flowering stem, especially:
- (architecture) A rod-shaped molding decorated with an entwined snake, and sometimes leaves, vines, and/or scrolls.
- (archaic) A rod with one serpent twined around it, as used by Aaron (differing from the caduceus of Mercury, which has two serpents).
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- ^ “Aaron's rod” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 2.