Shittah meaning

shĭt'ə
A tree, probably a species of acacia, that was a source of a wood mentioned frequently in the Bible.
noun
0
0
A tree mentioned in the Bible, now generally identified as an Asian acacia (Acacia seyal or A. tortils) with closegrained, yellowish-brown wood.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of shittah

  • Hebrew šiṭṭâ Arabic sanṭ both from Egyptian šnḏt, šnty acacia
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition