syconium[sī kō′nē əm]
syconium definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. syconia
Bot. a pear-shaped, fleshy, hollow false fruit, as of the fig
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical Greek sykon, fig
syconium definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. sy·co·ni·a
The fleshy multiple fruit of the fig, consisting primarily of the enlarged, hollow, globose floral receptacle open at the apex and containing numerous fruitlets.
Origin: New Latin sȳcōnium, from Greek sūkon, fig.