ترنج ترنجبين تره


تَرَنْجُبِينٌ

تَرَنْجُبِينٌ and تَرَنْجَبِينٌ and تُرَنْجَبِينٌ [thus variously written, in the last manner in the TA, and there said to be “with damm;” from the Persian تَرَنْغُبِينْ; A kind of manna; the manna of the thorny plant called by the Arabs the حَاج, and hence by European botanists “alhagi:” accord. to Dr. Royle (art. “Man” in Kitto's Cycl. of Bibl. Lit.), it is a sweetish juice which exudes from the alhagi maurorum, concretes into small granular masses, and is usually distinguished by the name of Persian manna: he also states that the alhagi maurorum and another species, alhagi desertorum, are ‘ called in Mesopotamia “agool,” according to some authorities, while by others this is thought to be the name of another plant: ’ by “agool” is meant عَاقُول, q. v.:] a kind of dew (طَلٌّ), that falls mostly in Khurásán and in Ma-waráli-n-nahr, and, in our country, mostly upon the حاج: the best thereof is that which is fresh, or moist, and white: (Ibn-Seenà, or “Avicenna,” vol. i. of the Arabic ed., p. 262:) the مَنّ [or manna] mentioned in the Ḳur-án [ii. 54]. (Ksh, Bḍ, Jel, TA.) [See also “Ibn Baithar” (Ibn-Beytár), vol. i. p. 207.]