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(Science: botany) A large tree (ficus Sycomorus) allied to the common fig. It is found in egypt and Syria, and is the sycamore, or sycamine, of Scripture.

The American plane tree, or buttonwood.

A large European species of maple (Acer Pseudo-platanus). [Written sometimes sycomore.

Origin: L. Sycomorus, Gr. The fig mulberry; a fig _ the black mulberry; or perhaps of Semitic origin: cf. F. Sycomore. Cf. Mulberry.