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Morrish Bible Dictionary
The word is chemar, and signifies 'bitumen.' It is found on the shores of the Salt Sea and elsewhere in SLIME-PITS. When mixed with tar it forms a hard cement impervious to water. Genesis 11:3; Gen.14:10; Exodus 2:3 .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Slime'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/s/slime.html. 1897.