Syc"a*more (?), n. [L. sycomorus, Gr. the fig mulberry; a fig + the black mulberry; or perhaps of Semitic origin: cf. F. sycomore. Cf. Mulberry.] Bot. (a)
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.
The American plane tree, or buttonwood.
A large European species of maple (Acer Pseudo-Platanus).
[Written sometimes sycomore
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