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 for Ficus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ficus \Fi"cus\, n. [L., a fig.]
     A genus of trees or shrubs, one species of which ({F.
     Carica) produces the figs of commerce; the fig tree.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: Ficus Indica is the banyan tree; F. religiosa, the
           peepul tree; F. elastica, the India-rubber tree.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: large genus of tropical trees or shrubs or climbers
           including fig trees [syn: Ficus, genus Ficus]

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