Definitions for sycamoreˈsɪk əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr
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syc•a•moreˈsɪk əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr(n.)
Ref: Also called buttonwood.
Brit. the sycamore maple.
a tree, Ficus sycomorus, of the Near East, related to the common fig, bearing an edible fruit: the sycamore of the Bible.
Origin of sycamore:
1300–50; < OF < L sȳcomorus < Gk sȳkómoros < Semitic; cf. Heb shiqmāh sycamore
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)
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