Mor

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Mor vel mur arabice mirra.


Apparatus:

mirra ABC f | mirre ms. e


Translation:

Mor or mur is Arabic for Latin mirra {"myrrh"}.


Commentary:

Wehr (1976): ﻣﺮ /murr/ "bitter; severe; sharp; … myrrh". Siggel (1950: 67): ﻣﺮ /murr/ Myrrhe v. Commiphora myrrha Engl. (Burserac.), auch für ﺻﺒﺮ /ṣabr/, Aloësaft (i.e. "myrrh from Commiphora myrrha Engl. (Burserac.), also for ﺻﺒﺮ /ṣabr/, aloe juice".

For further information see Mirra.


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