Definition of Ficus sycomorus

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Mulberry Fig, Sycamore, Sycamore Fig
Group relationships: Ficus, Genus Ficus
Generic synonyms: Fig Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ficus Sycomorus

Fibonacci sequence
Fibonacci sequences
Fick's laws of diffusion
Fick method
Fick principle
Ficoll-Hypaque technique
Ficus aurea
Ficus bengalensis
Ficus carica
Ficus carica sylvestris
Ficus deltoidea
Ficus diversifolia
Ficus elastica
Ficus religiosa
Ficus rubiginosa
Ficus sycomorus
Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro Ruz
Fides
Fido
Fiedler
Fiedler's myocarditis
Field
Field's rapid stain
Fielding
Fielding's membrane
Fields
Fiessinger-Leroy-Reiter syndrome
Fife
Fifer

Literary usage of Ficus sycomorus

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1. Agricultural Biodiversity in Smallholder Farms of East Africa by Fidelis Kaihura, Michael Stocking (2003)
"8 The effect of fig trees (ficus sycomorus) on soil quality and coffee yield: An investigation into a traditional conservation practice in Embu district, ..."

2. The Plants of the Bible by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"(ficus sycomorus, Linn.) " I wss an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit ... It is the ficus sycomorus or the Sycomorus antiquorum of botanists. ..."

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