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LEEKS

leks (chatsir; ta prasa): This word, elsewhere translated "grass," is in Nu 11:5 rendered "leeks" in all the ancient VSS, on account of its association with garlic and onions; such a use of the word occurs in the Talmud The leek (Allium porrum) is much grown today in Israel, while in ancient Egypt this vegetable was renowned.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'leeks'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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