- a fig tree (Ficus sycamorus) native to Egypt and Asia Minor, with edible fruit: the sycamore of the Bible
- a tall maple tree (Acer pseudoplatanus) with yellow flowers, found in Europe and Asia
- plane, esp. a species (P. occidentalis) found chiefly in the E U.S.
Origin of sycamoreMiddle English sicomore from Old French sicamor from Classical Latin sycomorus from Classical Greek sykomoros, probably altered (after sykon, fig + moron, black mulberry) from Classical Hebrew (language) shikma, mulberry