7021. qiqayon
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qiqayon: (a plant) perhaps castor-oil plant
Original Word: קִיקָיוֹן
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: qiqayon
Phonetic Spelling: (kee-kaw-yone')
Short Definition: plant

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
(a plant) perhaps castor-oil plant
NASB Translation
plant (5).

קִיקָיוֺן noun masculineJonah 4:6 a plant (compare Assyrian Kukkânîtum (כ) a garden-plant, DlHWB 327); — usually ricinus (R. communis, Linn. = castor-oil tree; compare Dioscoriv. 164 κίκι (Egypt) = κρότων [castor-oil tree]; Talmud שֶׁמֶן קִיק see especially Löwp. 353 f.); perhaps < bottle-gourd (ᵐ5 κολόκυνθα; i.e. cucurbita lagenaria, a vine growing and withering rapidly, Post in HastingsDB ii. 250); — Jonah 4:6 (twice in verse); Jonah 4:7,9,10.

קִיקָלוֺן see קלל.


Perhaps from qayah; the gourd (as nauseous) -- gourd.

see HEBREW qayah

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