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Cummin,

Cummin, [N] [E]

one of the cultivated plants of Palestine. ( Isaiah 28:25 Isaiah 28:27 ; Matthew 23:23 ) It is an umbelliferous plant something like fennel. The seeds have a bitterish warm taste and an aromatic flavor. The Maltese are said to grow it at the present day, and to thresh it in the manner described by Isaiah.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Cummin,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.