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Ficus vs. Fig

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Ficusnoun

(botany) Any plant belonging to the genus Ficus, including the rubber plant.

Fignoun

A fruit-bearing tree or shrub of the genus Ficus that is native mainly to the tropics.

Ficusnoun

A genus of trees or shrubs, one species of which (F. Carica) produces the figs of commerce; the fig tree.

Fignoun

The fruit of the fig tree, pear-shaped and containing many small seeds.

Ficusnoun

large genus of tropical trees or shrubs or climbers including fig trees

Fignoun

A small piece of tobacco.

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Ficus

Ficus ( or ) is a genus of about 850 species of woody trees, shrubs, vines, epiphytes and hemiepiphytes in the family Moraceae. Collectively known as fig trees or figs, they are native throughout the tropics with a few species extending into the semi-warm temperate zone.

Fignoun

The value of a fig, practically nothing; a fico; a whit.

Fignoun

abbreviation of figurediagram or illustration

Figverb

(obsolete) To insult with a fico, or contemptuous motion.

Figverb

(obsolete) To put into the head of, as something useless or contemptible.

Figverb

(intransitive) To move suddenly or quickly; rove about.

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Fignoun

A small fruit tree (Ficus Carica) with large leaves, known from the remotest antiquity. It was probably native from Syria westward to the Canary Islands.

Fignoun

The fruit of a fig tree, which is of round or oblong shape, and of various colors.

Fignoun

A small piece of tobacco.

Fignoun

The value of a fig, practically nothing; a fico; - used in scorn or contempt.

Fignoun

Figure; dress; array.

‘Were they all in full fig, the females with feathers on their heads, the males with chapeaux bras?’;

Figverb

To insult with a fico, or contemptuous motion. See Fico.

‘When Pistol lies, do this, and fig me likeThe bragging Spaniard.’;

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Figverb

To put into the head of, as something useless o contemptible.

Fignoun

a diagram or picture illustrating textual material;

‘the area covered can be seen from Figure 2’;

Fignoun

Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit

Fignoun

a Libyan terrorist group organized in 1995 and aligned with al-Qaeda; seeks to radicalize the Libyan government; attempted to assassinate Qaddafi

Fignoun

fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried

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