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sycamore

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noun syc·a·more \ˈsi-kə-ˌmȯr\

Simple Definition of sycamore

  • : a tree of the eastern and central U.S. that has light-brown bark that peels off in thin flakes

  • : a type of European maple tree with five-pointed leaves

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sycamore

  1. 1 also sycomore play \ˈsi-kə-ˌ\ :  a fig tree (Ficus sycomorus) of Africa and the Middle East that is the sycamore of Scripture and has edible fruit similar but inferior to the common fig

  2. 2 :  a Eurasian maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) with long racemes of showy yellowish-green flowers that is widely planted as a shade tree

  3. 3 :  2plane; especially :  a very large spreading tree (Platanus occidentalis) chiefly of the eastern and central United States with 3- to 5-lobed broadly ovate leaves


SYCAMORE Defined for Kids

sycamore

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noun syc·a·more \ˈsi-kə-ˌmȯr\

Definition of sycamore for Students

  1. 1 :  a fig tree of Egypt and the Middle East

  2. 2 :  a large tree of the United States with round hard fruits and bark that peels off in flakes




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