(Jer. 48:32), a lake, now represented by some ponds in the high valley in which the Ammonite city of Jazer lies, the ruins of which are called Sar.
- Sea of tiberias
called also the Sea of Galilee (q.v.) and of Gennesaret. In the Old Testament it is called the Sea of Chinnereth or Chinneroth. John (21:1) is the only evangelist who so designates this lake. His doing so incidentally confirms the opinion that he wrote after the other evangelists, and at a period subsequent to the […]
noun 1. Astronomy. Mare Tranquillitatis.
noun 1. Also called sea squill. a Mediterranean plant, Urginea maritima, of the lily family, yielding medicinal squill. 2. a squill, Scilla verna, of the Isle of Wight, having narrow leaves and clusters of violet flowers. noun 1. another name for sea squill
noun 1. a marine otter, Enhydra lutris, of the shores of the northern Pacific, with a very valuable fur: now greatly reduced in number and rare in many areas. noun 1. a large marine otter, Enhydra lutris, of N Pacific coasts, formerly hunted for its thick dark brown fur