Bachsis

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Bachsis arabice buxus arbor vel ipsum lignum.


Apparatus:

Bachsis ACD | Bachs B ef


Translation:

Bachsis is Arabic for the boxwood tree or its wood.


Commentary:

From Arabic بَقسيس /baqsīs/ 'boxwood tree' (Lane, more commonly spelled بَقس /baqs/). Ultimately from Greek πύξος /pýxos/.


See also: Pyxis, Pyxos


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