- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
(Heb. yothe'reth; i.e., "something redundant"), the membrane which covers the upper part of the liver (Exodus 29:13, 22; Leviticus 3:4, 10, 15; 4:9; 7:4; marg., "midriff"). In Hosea 13:8 (Heb. seghor; i.e., "an enclosure") the pericardium, or parts about the heart, is meant.
1. Probably the upper lobe of the liver. Burnt with sacrifice
Exodus 29:13; Exodus 29:22; Leviticus 3:4; Leviticus 3:10; Leviticus 3:15; Leviticus 4:9; Leviticus 7:4; Leviticus 8:16; Leviticus 8:25; Leviticus 9:10; Leviticus 9:19
2. Netted caps
a sort of ornamental head-dress, (Isaiah 3:18) with a net for its base. The name is derived from the caul, the membranous bag which encloses the heart
1. In anatomy, a membrane in the abdomen, covering the greatest part of the lower intestines, called from its structure, reticuluim, a net, but more generally, the omentum; also, a little membrane sometimes encompassing the head of a child when born.
2. A kind of net in which females inclose their hair; the hinder part of a cap.
3. Any kind of net.
CAULESCENT, adjective In botany, having a stem different from that which produces the flower; as a caulescent plant. Linne applies this term to the root also, as in cabbage and turnep.
CAULIFEROUS, adjective In botany, having a stem or stalk.
CAULIFLOWER, noun A variety of Brassica or cabbage, well known and much esteemed.
CAULIFORM, adjective Having the form of a stalk or of stems.
CAULINE, adjective In botany, growing immediately on the stem, without the intervention of branches; as a cauline leaf, bulb, peduncle or scape.
CAULK, [See Calk.]
In Isaiah 3:18 this word (Heb. shebisim), in the marg. "networks," denotes network caps to contain the hair, worn by females. Others explain it as meaning "wreaths worn round the forehead, reaching from one ear to the other."