Iumeiz

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Iumeiz arabice arbor que grece dicitur sicomorus et dicitur ficus fatua et ficus Faraonis.


Apparatus:

Iumeiʒ f | Iumels e {'i' misread as 'l'} | Iumeim ABCD {'ʒ' misread as "sideways m"}

{arbor} ē {= est} add. B

que e | q̄ {= que} B f | quod (qd' D) ACD

sicomorus (-morus B f) B ef | siccomorus et ACD


Translation:

Iumeiz is Arabic for a tree which is called sicomorus in Greek, and it is also called Ficus fatua q.v. and Ficus Faraonis q.v.


Commentary:

Wehr (1976): ﺟﻤﻴﺰ /ğummaiz/ "sycamore (Ficus sycomorus; bot.)". Siggel (1950: 26): ﺟﻤﻴﺰ /ğummaiz/ Ficus sycomorus (Morac.), Sykomore {i.e. "sycamore"}

Greek συκόμορος /sykómoros/, adopted in to Latin as sycomorus "sycamore fig tree".


See also: Sicomorus


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