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צִיץ

Graham S. Ogden

(1) noun m | צִיצָה | noun f | ‏ צוץ
(a) Parts: Plants ‏צִיץ, צִיצָה‎
= flower that appears with the new growth on trees and shrubs before they produce their fruit  - blossom; flower  (NUM.17:23; 1KI.6:18,29 ...)
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(b) Headgear ‏צִיץ‎ | ‏ נֵזֶר
= small plate, possibly shaped like a flower; made of gold; attached to the front of the high priest's turban  - (golden) plate; disk; frontlet; medallion  (EXO.28:36; 2:30; LEV.8:9 ...)
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(2) noun m
(a) Minerals ‏צִיץ‎
meaning unsure; possibly: = white crystalline substance (mainly consisting of sodium chloride); normally used for seasoning or preserving food but it is also sometimes scattered over the remains of a city after it has been totally destroyed (see  - salt  (JER.48:9a)
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(3) noun name
(a) Names of Geographical Objects
= steep ascent in southern Judah near En-Gedi, the shortest route from Moab to Judah, near Tekoa  - Ziz  (2CH.20:16)

(a) צִיּוּן?) REB "warning signal"; GNT "tombstone"