Ficus meaning

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Any of numerous tropical or subtropical trees, shrubs, or vines of the genus Ficus, especially F. benjamina, commonly grown as a houseplant.
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Any of a genus (Ficus) of tropical shrubs, trees, and climbing plants of the mulberry family, with glossy, leathery leaves, including the rubber plant: often grown indoors as an ornamental.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Moraceae — the figs and banyans.
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Origin of ficus

  • Latin fīcus fig

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin ficus (“fig”)

    From Wiktionary