Definition of Ficus

1. Noun. Large genus of tropical trees or shrubs or climbers including fig trees.




Definition of Ficus

1. n. A genus of trees or shrubs, one species of which (F. Carica) produces the figs of commerce; the fig tree.

Definition of Ficus

1. Noun. (botany) A plant belonging to the genus ''Ficus'', including the rubber plant. ¹

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Definition of Ficus

1. a tropical tree [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Ficus

1. A genus of trees or shrubs, one species of which (F. Carica) produces the figs of commerce; the fig tree. Ficus Indica is the banyan tree; F. Religiosa, the peepul tree; F. Elastica, the India-rubber tree. Origin: L, a fig. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ficus

fictitious character
fictitious feeding
fictitiously
fictitiousness
fictive
fictive kin
fictively
fictiveness
fictivenesses
fictography
fictomercial
fictomercials
fictor
fictors
ficttelite
ficus (current term)
ficuses
ficusin
ficusses
fidalgo
fidalgoes
fidaxomicin
fiddious
fiddle
fiddle-faddle
fiddle-shaped
fiddle about
fiddle around
fiddle away

Literary usage of Ficus

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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Tasteby Luther Tucker by Luther Tucker (1855)
"With all my heart ; here is a botanical work, look for the word ficus. ... Now here are braces produced from the ficus elástica; they are good for nothing, ..."

2. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"ficus bengalensis, 33. ficus Carica, 34, 105, 184, ficus Cooperi, 54. .194, 439- ficus ... ficus laurifolia, 34. ficus leucosticta, 54. ficus lutescens, 34. ..."

3. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"The great white Turfy Fig, with deeply-cut Leaves. 2. ficus Jativa ... The great black Fig, with a white Pulp. 16. ficus fati-va ..."

4. A Tour Round My Garden by Alphonse Karr (1855)
"With all my heart; here is a botanical work, look for the word ficus. ... Now here are braces produced from the ficus elastica; they are good for nothing, ..."

5. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"The growing or development of condylomata of the kind called ficus. Fich telit. ... Also, B. Ph., the dried fruit of the ficus carica, imported from Smyrna. ..."

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