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Meaning: some architectural ornament
Hebrew: kaphtor (Exodus 25:31-36), occurring in the description of the candlestick
It was an ornamental swell beneath the cups of the candlestick, probably an imitation of the fruit of the almond.
Hebrew: peka'im, found only in 1 Kings 6:18 and 7:24, an ornament resembling a small gourd or an egg, on the cedar wainscot in the temple and on the castings on the brim of the brazen sea.