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(Exodus 30:23). An ingredient in the holy anointing oil (Song of Solomon 4:14; Ezekiel 27:19), an import to Tyre. Aromatic cane: an Indian and Arabian plant. TheΑcorus Calamus (Isaiah 43:24; Jeremiah 6:20), "sweet cane." A scented cane is said to have been found in a valley of Lebanon, reedlike, much jointed, and very fragrant when bruised.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Calamus'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. 1949.

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