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 for sycomore
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]

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