Word Summary
qiqayon: (a plant) perhaps castor-oil plant
Original Word: קִיקָיוֹן
Transliteration: qiqayon
Phonetic Spelling: (kee-kaw-yone')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: (a plant) perhaps castor-oil plant
Meaning: (a plant) perhaps castor-oil plant
Strong's Concordance

Perhaps from qayah; the gourd (as nauseous) -- gourd.

see HEBREW qayah


H7021. qiqayon

קִיקָיוֺןnoun masculineJonah 4:6 a plant (compare Assyrian Kukkânîtum (כ‎) a garden-plant, DlHWB 327); — usually ricinus (R. communis, Linn. = castor-oil tree; compare Dioscoriv. 164 κίκι (Egypt) = κρότων [castor-oil tree]; Talmud קִיק שֶׁמֶן‎ see especially Löwp. 353 f.); perhaps < bottle-gourd (ᵐ5κολόκυνθα; i.e. cucurbita lagenaria, a vine growing and withering rapidly, Post in HastingsDB ii. 250); — 4:6 (twice in verse); 4:7, 9, 10.

קִיקָלוֺן‎ see קלל‎.