Definition of Sycamine

1. n. See Sycamore.



Definition of Sycamine

1. Noun. A tree, mentioned in Luke's Gospel, and thought to be the black mulberry. ¹

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Definition of Sycamine

1. the mulberry tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sycamine

sybaritism
sybaritisms
sybbe
sybbes
sybil
sybilline
sybils
sybo
syboe
syboes
sybotic
sybotism
sybotisms
sybow
sybows
sycamine (current term)
sycamines
sycamore
sycamore fig
sycamore maple
sycamores
syce
sycee
sycees
syces
sycite
sycites
sycoceric acid
sycoceryl
sycock

Literary usage of Sycamine

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1. Scripture Natural History by Henry Chichester Hart, William Howse Groser (1888)
"But the two names were often used interchangeably, the sycomore-fig being called the 'Egyptian sycamine.' By Latin writers the two kinds were distinguished ..."

2. A Commentary on the New Testament by Lucius Robinson Paige (1894)
"6 And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard-seed, ye might say unto this sycamine-tree, Be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou planted ..."

3. A Consideration of the Sermon on the Mount by Daniel Harvey Hill (1858)
"Again : " If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine-tree, be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou planted in the sea, ..."

4. Notes, Practical and Expository, on the Gospels: For the Use of Bible by Charles Henry Hall (1857)
"sycamine tree. This name is given to a species of tree which had leaves like a mulberry, and fruit like the fig-tree. It was imported in Palestine from ..."

5. Expository thoughts on the Gospels, with the text complete by John Charles Ryle (1859)
"[Say...sycamine tree...plucked up. ] This is a proverbial expression, apparently common ... Whether the tree mentioned is a mulberry tree, or a sycamine, ..."

6. Scripture Natural History by Henry Chichester Hart, William Howse Groser (1888)
"But the two names were often used interchangeably, the sycomore-fig being called the 'Egyptian sycamine.' By Latin writers the two kinds were distinguished ..."

7. A Commentary on the New Testament by Lucius Robinson Paige (1894)
"6 And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard-seed, ye might say unto this sycamine-tree, Be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou planted ..."

8. A Consideration of the Sermon on the Mount by Daniel Harvey Hill (1858)
"Again : " If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine-tree, be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou planted in the sea, ..."

9. Notes, Practical and Expository, on the Gospels: For the Use of Bible by Charles Henry Hall (1857)
"sycamine tree. This name is given to a species of tree which had leaves like a mulberry, and fruit like the fig-tree. It was imported in Palestine from ..."

10. Expository thoughts on the Gospels, with the text complete by John Charles Ryle (1859)
"[Say...sycamine tree...plucked up. ] This is a proverbial expression, apparently common ... Whether the tree mentioned is a mulberry tree, or a sycamine, ..."

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