sycamine

noun syc·a·mine \ ˈsi-kə-ˌmīn , -mən \

Definition of sycamine

: a tree of the Bible that is usually considered a mulberry (Morus nigra)

Origin and Etymology of sycamine

Latin sycaminus, from Greek sykaminos, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew shiqmāh mulberry tree, sycamore


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sycamine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!