Definition of Sycamore in English :

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Sycamore meaning in English

Meaning of Sycamore in English

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Sycamore pronunciation in English

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1. lacewood, sycamore

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

2. plane tree, platan, sycamore

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. acer pseudoplatanus, great maple, scottish maple, sycamore

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. ficus sycomorus, mulberry fig, sycamore, sycamore fig

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

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see synonyms of sycamore
a Eurasian maple tree, Acer pseudoplatanus, naturalized in Britain and North America, having five-lobed leaves, yellow flowers, and two-winged fruits
2. US and Canadian
an American plane tree, Platanus occidentalis
plane tree
3. Also: sycomore
a moraceous tree, Ficus sycomorus, of N Africa and W Asia, having an edible figlike fruit

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see synonyms of sycamore
a fig tree (Ficus sycamorus) native to Egypt and Asia Minor, with edible fruit: the sycamore of the Bible
a tall maple tree (Acer pseudoplatanus) with yellow flowers, found in Europe and Asia
3.  US

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see synonyms of sycamore
1. Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Platanus, especially P. occidentalis of eastern North America, having palmately lobed leaves, ball-like, nodding, hairy fruit clusters, and bark that flakes off in large pieces. Also called buttonball, buttonwood.
2. A Eurasian deciduous maple tree (Acer pseudoplatanus) having palmately lobed leaves, winged fruits, and greenish flowers.
3. A fig tree (Ficus sycomorus) of Africa and adjacent southwest Asia, mentioned in the Bible, having clusters of figs borne on short leafless twigs.

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