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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Ninety fruit trees of 14 different species, including mulberry, java plum, almond, sapodilla (cheekoo), curry leaf, sugar apple (sharifa), tamarind, common fig, Indian jujube and pomegranate have been grown over a patch of 300 square feet.
[ClickPress, Mon Oct 29 2018] Fig is a fruit of ficus carica, an Asian species of flowering plant comes from mulberry family which is known as common fig. it's the native fruit of Asia and Middle East.
[USPRwire, Wed Oct 24 2018] Fig is a fruit of ficus carica, an Asian species of flowering plant comes from mulberry family which is known as common fig. it's the native fruit of Asia and Middle East.
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.