Meaning of SYCAMORE in English


noun Etymology: Middle English sicamour, from Anglo-French sicamour, from Latin sycomorus, from Greek sykomoros, probably modification of a Semitic word akin to Hebrew shiqmāh ~ Date: 14th century a fig tree ( Ficus sycomorus ) of Africa and the Middle East that is the ~ of Scripture and has edible fruit similar but inferior to the common fig, a Eurasian maple ( Acer pseudoplatanus ) with long racemes of showy yellowish-green flowers that is widely planted as a shade tree, plane II

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