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2 definitions found
 for Ficus sycomorus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sycamore \Syc"a*more\, n. [L. sycomorus, Gr. ? the fig mulberry;
     ? a fig + ? the black mulberry; or perhaps of Semitic origin:
     cf. F. sycomore. Cf. Mulberry.] (Bot.)
     (a) A large tree ({Ficus Sycomorus) allied to the common
         fig. It is found in Egypt and Syria, and is the sycamore,
         or sycamine, of Scripture.
     (b) The American plane tree, or buttonwood.
     (c) A large European species of maple ({Acer
         Pseudo-Platanus). [Written sometimes sycomore.]
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Ficus sycomorus
      n 1: thick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent
           southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising
           from near the ground; produces cluster of edible but
           inferior figs on short leafless twigs; the biblical
           sycamore [syn: sycamore, sycamore fig, mulberry fig,
           Ficus sycomorus]

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