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fig

noun \ ˈfig \

Definition of fig

1 a : an oblong or pear-shaped syconium fruit of a tree (genus Ficus) of the mulberry family
b : a tree bearing figs; especially : a widely cultivated tree (F. carica) that produces edible figs
2 : a worthless trifle : the least bit
  • doesn't care a fig

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Origin and Etymology of fig

Middle English fige, from Anglo-French, from Old Occitan figa, from Vulgar Latin *fica, from Latin ficus fig tree, fig


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fig

noun

Definition of fig

: dress, array
  • a young woman in dazzling royal full fig
  • —Mollie Panter-Downes

Origin and Etymology of fig

fig, verb, to adorn


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fig

abbreviation

Definition of fig

figurative; figuratively; figure


FIG Defined for Kids

fig

noun \ ˈfig \

Definition of fig for Students

: a sweet fruit that is oblong or shaped like a pear and is often eaten dried

Medical Dictionary

fig

noun \ ˈfig \

medical Definition of fig

1 : an oblong or pear-shaped fruit that is a syconium; especially : the edible fruit of a widely cultivated tree (Ficus carica) that has laxative qualities
2 : any of a genus (Ficus) of trees of the mulberry family that produce figs

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fig

abbreviation

medical Definition of fig

figure


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