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Definition of sycamore
sycamorePlane Plane, n. [F., fr. L. platanus, Gr. ?, fr. ? broad; --
so called on account of its broad leaves and spreading form.
See Place, and cf. Platane, Plantain the tree.] (Bot.)
Any tree of the genus Platanus.
Note: The Oriental plane (Platanus orientalis) is a native
of Asia. It rises with a straight, smooth, branching
stem to a great height, with palmated leaves, and long
pendulous peduncles, sustaining several heads of small
close-sitting flowers. The seeds are downy, and
collected into round, rough, hard balls. The Occidental
plane (Platanus occidentalis), which grows to a great
height, is a native of North America, where it is
popularly called sycamore, buttonwood, and
buttonball, names also applied to the California
species (Platanus racemosa). SycamoreSycamore Syc"a*more, n. [L. sycomorus, Gr. ? the fig mulberry;
? a fig + ? the black mulberry; or perhaps of Semitic origin:
cf. F. sycomore. Cf. Mulberry.] (Bot.)
(a) A large tree (Ficus Sycomorus) allied to the common
fig. It is found in Egypt and Syria, and is the sycamore,
or sycamine, of Scripture.
(b) The American plane tree, or buttonwood.
(c) A large European species of maple (Acer
Pseudo-Platanus). [Written sometimes sycomore.] sycamoreButtonwood But"ton*wood`, n. (Bot.)
The Platanus occidentalis, or American plane tree, a large
tree, producing rough balls, from which it is named; --
called also buttonball tree, and, in some parts of the
United States, sycamore. The California buttonwood is P.
Meaning of sycamore from wikipedia
is a name which
has been applied
to several types
of trees, but with somewhat similar
leaf forms. The name derives
from the ancient
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