rusty fig

noun

Definition of rusty fig

: a fig (Ficus rubiginosa) having rusty hairs on twigs, buds, petioles, and lower leaf surfaces

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First Known Use of rusty fig

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Rusty fig.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rusty%20fig. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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