sycamine


syc·a·mine

noun \ˈsi-kə-ˌmīn, -mən\

Definition of SYCAMINE

:  a tree of the Bible that is usually considered a mulberry (Morus nigra)

Origin of SYCAMINE

Latin sycaminus, from Greek sykaminos, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew shiqmāh mulberry tree, sycamore
First Known Use: 1526

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