Definition of syconium
plural -nia \-nē-ə\
: the multiple fleshy fruit of a fig in which the ovaries are borne within an enlarged succulent concave or hollow receptacle
Origin of syconium
New Latin, from Greek sykon fig + New Latin -ium
First Known Use: circa 1856
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