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  Definition of sycamore
  1. 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
  2. Eurasian maple tree with pale gray bark that peels in flakes like that of a sycamore tree; leaves with five ovate lobes yellow in autumn
  3. 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
  4. variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree
Similar Words: sycamore fig, mulberry fig, Ficus sycomorus, great maple, scottish maple, Acer pseudoplatanus, plane tree, platan, lacewood

 

Hyponyms: London plane, Platanus acerifolia, American sycamore, American plane, buttonwood, Platanus occidentalis, oriental plane, Platanus orientalis, California sycamore, Platanus racemosa, Arizona sycamore, Platanus wrightii

 

Substance Meronyms: plane tree, platan

 

Member Meronyms: Ficus, genus Ficus, Platanus, genus Platanus

 

 
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