Definition for SYC'A-MORE

SYC'A-MORE, n. [Gr. συκαμινος, συκομορος, from συκος, a fig, and μορος.]

A species of fig-tree. The name is also incorrectly given the Acer pseudo-platanus, a species of maple. – Cyc. Lee. The sycamore, [falsely so called,] or plane tree of North America, is the Platanus occidentalis of Linnæus, commonly called button wood, or cotton tree.

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