algum

noun
al·​gum | \ˈal-ˌgəm also ˈȯl-\
variants: or less commonly almug \ˈal-​ˌməg \
plural -s

Definition of algum 

1 : a tree mentioned in the Old Testament, probably cypress, perhaps sandalwood or walnut

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First Known Use of algum

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for algum

from (assumed) Hebrew algōm, almōg (attested only in plural as algummīm, almuggīm)

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