What is another word for shittim?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈɪtɪm] (IPA)

Shittim is a Hebrew word used in the Bible to refer to the acacia tree or wood. However, there are various synonyms that can be used to describe this type of tree or wood. Some potential synonyms for shittim include the Thorny Acacia, Gum Arabic, and the Spiny Mimosas. These synonyms help to convey the prickly and sharp nature of the tree's branches and wood. Additionally, other synonyms like the Acacia Nilotica and the Egyptian Thorn can be used to provide more context to the tree's origins. Regardless of the specific synonym used, shittim is a distinct and important resource in certain cultures and religious texts.

Synonyms for Shittim:

What are the hypernyms for Shittim?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Shittim?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for shittim (as nouns)

Usage examples for Shittim

And here we had broad-water patches, in and out, inlaid on land, like mother-of-pearl in brown shittim wood.
"Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor"
R. D. Blackmore
The altar of incense was made first for the tabernacle, and that of shittim wood; but it was made for the temple of cedar, and it was to be set before the veil, that is, by the ark of the testimony, before the mercy-seat; that is, at the entering of the holiest, but not within.
"The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3"
John Bunyan
The ark was made 'of shittim-wood, two cubits and a half was the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof.
"The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3"
John Bunyan

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