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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #8079 - שְׂמָמִית
1) a kind of lizard
V) mfx (סומ SWM) - Place: To set anything in a place. [Hebrew and Aramaic; A generic verb with a wide application meaning to set in place] [df: MwV MyV] KJV (612): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) put, make, set, lay, appoint, give, consider, turn, brought, ordain, place, take, shew, regard, mark, dispose, care, command, give, name, have - Strongs: H7760 (שִׂים), H7761 (שִׂים)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שׂמר (apparently √ of following; meaning dubious).
שְׂמָמִית (several MSS. [“incorrectly”] read שְׁמָמִית) a species of poisonous lizard, Proverbs 30:28. LXX. καλαβώτης. Vulgate stellio. Arab. سَلمُّ is a poisonous lizard, with spots like leprosy. See Bochart, Hieroz. t. ii. p. 1084.