Reem vs Reim - What's the difference?

reem | reim |


As nouns the difference between reem and reim

is that reem is reem while reim is (south africa) a strip of oxhide, deprived of hair and made pliable, used for twisting into ropes, etc.

reem

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

  • A large horned animal in ancient Hebrew literature, variously identified with the wild ox or aurochs (Bos primigenius ), the Arabian oryx, or a mythical creature (compare (unicorn)).
  • Etymology 2

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    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (nautical) To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.
  • reim

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (South Africa) A strip of oxhide, deprived of hair and made pliable, used for twisting into ropes, etc.
  • (Simmonds)
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