Meaning of SYCAMORE in English


[syc.a.more] n [ME sicamour, fr. MF sicamor, fr. L sycomorus, fr. Gk sykomoros, prob. modif. of a Sem word akin to Heb shiqmah sycamore] (14c) 1 also syc.o.more : a fig tree (Ficus sycomorus) of Africa and the Middle East that is the sycamore of Scripture and has sweet and edible fruit similar but inferior to the common fig

2: a Eurasian maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) with long racemes of showy yellowish green flowers that is widely planted as a shade tree


[2]plane; esp: a very large spreading tree (Platanus occidentalis) of eastern and central No. America with 3- to 5-lobed broadly ovate leaves

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