Shittim Wood

The acacia.

“The scented acacia of Palestine furnished the shittim wood so much esteemed by the ancient Jews.” —Bible Flowers, p. 142.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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