Definitions for shittahˈʃɪt ə; ˈʃɪt ɪm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
shit•tahˈʃɪt ə; ˈʃɪt ɪm(n.)(pl.)shit•tim; shit•tahs.
a tree, said to be an acacia, probably Acacia seyal, that yielded the shittim wood of the Old Testament.
Origin of shittah:
1605–15; < Heb shiṭṭāh
shittah, shittah tree(noun)
source of a wood mentioned frequently in the Bible; probably a species of genus Acacia
The wood of the acacia tree.
alt. of Shittah tree