Port Jackson fig

noun

Port Jack·​son fig
-ˈjaksən-
: an Australian fig (Ficus rubiginosa) resembling the banyan, sometimes planted for ornament, and introduced into southern Africa for brushwood

Word History

Etymology

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 23 Feb. 2024.

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