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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any tree of the genus Ficus, but especially F. Carica which produces the fig of commerce.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature


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