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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1918 - הֲדַס
1) myrtle (tree)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
הֲדַס pl. הֲדַסִּים m. myrtle, so called (as some suppose), because it springs, i.e. grows rapidly, like salix; according to Verrius, a saliendo [“though Salix really is from ἕλιξ”], see Isid. Origg. xvii. 7. Nehemiah 8:15; Isaiah 41:19, 55:13 Zechariah 1:8, 10 Zechariah 1:10, 11 Zechariah 1:11. See Celsii Hierob. vol. ii. page l7, seqq. (Arabic هَدَسُ id. in the dialect of the Yemenites; amongst the other Arabs, this tree is called آسُ).
the Fourth Week after Epiphany