Word Summary
zizanion: zizanium (a kind of darnel resembling wheat)
Original Word: ζιζάνιον
Transliteration: zizanion
Phonetic Spelling: (dziz-an'-ee-on)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: zizanium (a kind of darnel resembling wheat)
Meaning: zizanium (a kind of darnel resembling wheat)
Strong's Concordance

Of uncertain origin; darnel or false grain -- tares.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2215: ζιζάνιον

ζιζάνιον, ζιζανιου, τό (doubtless a word of Semitic origin; Arabic , Syriac )NzYz [] (see Schaaf, Lex. under the word, p. 148), Talmud זֲוָנִין or זוּנִין; Suidas ζιζάνιον. ἐν τῷ σίτῳ αἰρα), zizanium (A. V. tares), a kind of darnel, bastard wheat (but see references below), resembling wheat except that the grains are black: Matthew 13:25-27, 29f, 38, 38, 40. (Geoponica (for references see B. D. American edition, p. 3177 note)). Cf. Winers RWB under the word Lolch; Furrer in Schenkel B. L. 4:57; (B. D., and Tristram, Nat. Hist. of the Bible, under the word ).