Sycomore meaning

A type of fig, Ficus sycomorus, native to the Middle East; the sycamore tree of the Bible.
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Origin of sycomore

  • Circa 1350, from Old French sicamor, from Latin sycomorus, from Ancient Greek συκόμορος (sukomoros, “fig-mulberry”), from σῦκον (sukon, “fig”) + μόρον (moron, “mulberry”). Possibly influenced by Hebrew שִׁקְמָה (shikmá, “sycomore fig”), or even modified from it through folk etymology.

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