from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An evergreen tree (Ficus aurea) of southern Florida and the West Indies, having elliptic leaves and yellow fruit.
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- n. a common tropical American clusia having solitary white or rose flowers
- n. a strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies; begins as an epiphyte eventually developing many thick aerial roots and covering enormous areas
From the fact that it strangles its host.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)