What does Sycamore mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term Sycamore:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sycamore, lacewood(noun)

    variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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


  1. sycamore(Noun)

    Any of several North American plane trees, of the genus Platanus, especially Platanus occidentalis (American sycamore).

  2. sycamore(Noun)

    A large British and European species of maple, Acer pseudoplatanus, known in North America as the sycamore maple.

  3. sycamore(Noun)

    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.

  4. Origin: Circa 1350, from sicamor, from sycomorus, from συκόμορος, from σῦκον + μόρον. Possibly influenced by שקמה.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sycamore(noun)

    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

  2. Sycamore(noun)

    the American plane tree, or buttonwood

  3. Sycamore(noun)

    a large European species of maple (Acer Pseudo-Platanus)

  4. 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

  1. Sycamore

    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. sykomorossykon, a fig, moron, black mulberry.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sycamore in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sycamore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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