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Definition of "fig tree" [fig tree]

  • Any tree of the genus Ficus, but especially F. Carica which produces the fig of commerce. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "fig tree" in a sentence
  • "From behind him an ornamental fountain, representing a fig tree in full fruit, began to spurt water, filling the surrounding trough and overflowing until it touched the body of the Pearl Warrior."
  • "In the absence of other figs to mate with, and of agaonid wasps to intermediate that mating, a fig tree faces a celibate, fruitless future."
  • "The limb collapses the thicket of tomatoes, snaps the young fig tree in two at the soil line, pulverizes a majority of the collard greens, buries the callaloo, and splinters the roof of the high-rise chicken coop."