variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree
plane tree, sycamore, platan(noun)
any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits
sycamore, great maple, scottish maple, Acer pseudoplatanus(noun)
Eurasian maple tree with pale grey bark that peels in flakes like that of a sycamore tree; leaves with five ovate lobes yellow in autumn
sycamore, sycamore fig, mulberry fig, Ficus sycomorus(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
Any of several North American plane trees, of the genus Platanus, especially Platanus occidentalis (American sycamore).
A large British and European species of maple, Acer pseudoplatanus, known in North America as the sycamore maple.
A large tree bearing edible fruit, Ficus sycomorus, allied to the common fig and found in Egypt and Syria; also called the sycamore fig or the fig-mulberry; the Biblical sycomore.
Origin: Circa 1350, from sicamor, from sycomorus, from συκόμορος, from σῦκον + μόρον. Possibly influenced by שקמה.
a large tree (Ficus Sycomorus) allied to the common fig. It is found in Egypt and Syria, and is the sycamore, or sycamine, of Scripture
the American plane tree, or buttonwood
a large European species of maple (Acer Pseudo-Platanus)
Origin: [L. sycomorus, Gr. the fig mulberry; a fig + the black mulberry; or perhaps of Semitic origin: cf. F. sycomore. Cf. Mulberry.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sik′a-mōr, n. a fruit-tree of the fig family, common in Palestine, &c.: a species of maple, in Scotland usually called plane-tree: in America, the native plane. [Gr. sykomoros—sykon, a fig, moron, black mulberry.]
The numerical value of sycamore in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of sycamore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
During the busy season( late September through November), Marc Evan estimates their shop goes through about 500 pumpkins -- Most come from Sycamore farms in New York -- with the biggest they’ve carved tipping the scales at 1,800 pounds. With all that pumpkin, they try to make good use out of what gets scooped out. I love pumpkin in my food, we ca n’t save all the pumpkin we use but we love roasting the seeds or [ eating ] fresh baked pumpkin bread.
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- Maulbeer-Feige, PlataneGerman
- lännenplataani, amerikanplataani, plataani, metsäviikunapuu, sykomoriFinnish
- platane, sycomoreFrench
- プラタナス, スズカケノキJapanese
- plátano, sicômoroPortuguese
- platan, sicomorRomanian
- mwela, mkuyuSwahili
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