sycamore fig


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Related to sycamore fig: Ficus sycomorus
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Noun1.sycamore fig - thick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising from near the groundsycamore fig - 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
Ficus, genus Ficus - large genus of tropical trees or shrubs or climbers including fig trees
fig tree - any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature
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I learned through my research that it was a sycamore fig tree, which was planted along tire roadsides so the poor could eat from them.
The ancient Egyptians - the first gardeners on record - revered plants such as the lotus and sycamore fig that filled their gardens.
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.