Mission fig

noun

variants or mission fig
: black mission fig
Mission figs have very thin skins and do not need to be peeled.Sheldon Margen and Dale A. Ogar, Orlando Sentinel, 4 Apr. 2002
It comes with mission figs macerated in port, and chutney spiced with cardamom.William Grimes, New York Times, 11 Oct. 2000

Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Mission fig was in 1912

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“Mission fig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mission%20fig. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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