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Mandrakes,

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dudaim. Some strong-smelling plant found in the fields of Palestine. Many opinions have been expressed as to what herb is referred to. It is possibly the Mandragora officinarum, called the 'love apple,' a relative to the 'apple of Sodom.' The Atropa mandragora is another species. Genesis 30:14-16 ; Song of Solomon 7:13 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Mandrakes, '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/m/mandrakes.html. 1897.

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