A tree mentioned in the Bible (Luke 17:6), believed to be a mulberry (Morus nigra) with dark fruit.
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Other Word Forms of Sycamine
Origin of Sycamine
From Latin sȳcamÄ«nus, from Ancient Greek συκάμινον (sÅ«kámÄ«non), from Hebrew שִׁקְמָה (shikmá, “sycamore") (with assimilation to σῦκον (sûkon, “fig")).
Latin sȳcamīnus from Greek sūkamīnos of Semitic origin qwm in Semitic roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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