A tree or timber pointed out within the Bible (2 Chron. ii. 8; 1 K. x. 11), possibly juniper or purple sandalwood.
identical to almug (and etymologically better).
A tree, into the period of Solomon and Hiram, growing on Mount Lebanon, alongside cedar- and fir-trees, desired when it comes to construction of this temple; relating to the Septuagint and Vulgate versions, the pine. It was not identical using almug-tree, which was brought from Ophir. See almug.