Port Jackson fig

Port Jack·​son fig | \ -ˈjaksən- \

Definition of Port Jackson fig

: an Australian fig (Ficus rubiginosa) resembling the banyan, sometimes planted for ornament, and introduced into southern Africa for brushwood

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History and Etymology for Port Jackson fig

from Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia

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“Port Jackson fig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Port%20Jackson%20fig. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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