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|Noun||1.||fig tree - any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature|
common fig, common fig tree, Ficus carica, fig - Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
Ficus aurea, Florida strangler fig, golden fig, strangler fig, wild fig - a strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies; begins as an epiphyte eventually developing many thick aerial roots and covering enormous areas
banian, banian tree, banyan, banyan tree, East Indian fig tree, Ficus bengalensis, Indian banyan - East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks
bo tree, Ficus religiosa, peepul, pipal, pipal tree, pipul, sacred fig - fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists
Assam rubber, Ficus elastica, India-rubber fig, India-rubber plant, India-rubber tree, rubber plant - large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber
Ficus deltoidea, Ficus diversifolia, mistletoe fig, mistletoe rubber plant - shrub or small tree often grown as a houseplant having foliage like mistletoe
Botany Bay fig, Ficus rubiginosa, little-leaf fig, Port Jackson fig, rusty rig - Australian tree resembling the banyan often planted for ornament; introduced into South Africa for brushwood
Ficus sycomorus, mulberry fig, sycamore fig, sycamore - thick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising from near the ground; produces cluster of edible but inferior figs on short leafless twigs; the biblical sycamore
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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