Word Summary
shemer: lees, dregs
Original Word: שֶׁמֶר
Transliteration: shemer
Phonetic Spelling: (sheh'-mer)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: lees, dregs
Meaning: something preserved, the settlings, of wine
Strong's Concordance
dregs, wines on the lees

From shamar; something preserved, i.e. The settlings (plural only) of wine -- dregs, (wines on the) lees.

see HEBREW shamar


H8105. shemer

II. [שֶׁ֫מֶר‎] noun masculineIsaiah 25:6 only plural lees, dregs (figurative); — absolute שְׁמָרִים25:6 (twice in verse) (in both = wine matured by resting undisturbed on the lees); suffix אֶלשְֿׁמָרָיו הוּא שֹׁקֵטJeremiah 48:11 (of Moab's undisturbed life), compare (of careless men) שִׁמְרֵיהֶם עַלֿ הַקֹּפְאִיםZephaniah 1:12; שְׁמָרֶיהָPsalm 75:9 (of ׳י‎s cup of judgment). 1. שֶׂ֫מֶר

III. שׁמר‎ (√ of following; meaning dubious; Late Hebrew שָׁמִירdiamond, so Aramaic שָׁמִירָא‎ (also flint), ; Arabic = mimosa gummifera, Lane1425b).

שׁמור‎ see 111. שָׁמִיר‎.