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fig

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noun \ˈfig\

Definition of fig

  1. 1 a :  an oblong or pear-shaped syconium fruit of a tree (genus Ficus) of the mulberry family b :  a tree bearing figs; especially :  a widely cultivated tree (F. carica) that produces edible figs

  2. 2 :  a worthless trifle :  the least bit <doesn't care a fig>



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Origin of fig

Middle English fige, from Anglo-French, from Old Occitan figa, from Vulgar Latin *fica, from Latin ficus fig tree, fig


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with fig


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fig

noun

Definition of fig

  1. :  dress, array <a young woman in dazzling royal full fig — Mollie Panter-Downes>



Origin of fig

fig, verb, to adorn


First Known Use: 1835


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fig

abbreviation

Definition of fig

  1. figurative; figuratively; figure





FIG Defined for Kids

fig

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noun \ˈfig\

Definition of fig for Students

  1. :  a sweet fruit that is oblong or shaped like a pear and is often eaten dried





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