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weeping fig

noun

Definition of weeping fig

  1. :  an ornamental fig (Ficus benjamina) of southern Asia and Australia that is widely cultivated especially as a houseplant for its glossy ovate leaves and drooping branches



1934

First Known Use of weeping fig

1934


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