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A common odoriferous plant. The Hebrew karkom agrees with the Arabic karkum and points to the Crocus sativus, or saffron crocus. Song of Solomon 4:14 . In the East it is pressed into small cakes and sold in the bazaars.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Saffron '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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