from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tree mentioned in the New Testament, thought to be a species of mulberry.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tree, mentioned in Luke's Gospel, and thought to be the black mulberry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See sycamore.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The black mulberry, Morus nigra.
Latin sȳcamīnus, from Greek sūkamīnos, of Semitic origin; see šqm in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin sȳcamīnus, from Ancient Greek συκάμινον (sūkámīnon), from Hebrew שִׁקְמָה (shikmá, "sycamore") (with assimilation to σῦκον (sûkon, "fig")). (Wiktionary)