common fig


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Noun1.common fig - Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruitcommon fig - Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
fig - fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried
fig tree - any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature
caprifig, Ficus carica sylvestris - wild variety of the common fig used to facilitate pollination of certain figs
syconium - the fleshy multiple fruit of the fig consisting of an enlarged hollow receptacle containing numerous fruitlets
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The common fig (Ficus carica) shares a genus with nearly a thousand other figs, including Banyan trees, Sycamore figs, Strangler vines, and even the potted Ficus trees so often neglected in office foyers.
The above listed are more common fig benefits while according to my knowledge I have not found any side effects regarding fig consumption except excessive intake leads to diarrhea and dried fig contain high content of sugar so excessive use may lead to tooth decay.