Meaning of SYCAMORE in English

SYCAMORE

/ ˈsɪkəmɔː(r); NAmE / noun

1.

[ C , U ] ( especially BrE ) a European tree of the maple family, with leaves that have five points and seeds shaped like a pair of wings

2.

[ C ] ( especially NAmE ) an American plane tree

3.

[ U ] the valuable hard wood of the European sycamore

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English : from Old French sic(h)amor , via Latin from Greek sukomoros , from sukon fig + moron mulberry.

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