Part of speech: noun

A bushy tree of Syria and Egypt, allied to the fig.

Part of speech: noun

The button wood.

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Usage examples "sycamore":

  1. He looked in her face, surprised and disappointed; but she turned towards the sycamore and sat down beneath it. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. After an hour and a half of level riding southwards, we arrived at a broad old sycamore in the middle of the road. - "Byeways in Palestine", James Finn.
  3. Among these eddies the sycamore leaf danced and twirled, now running along the ground upon its edge, now whisked up to the level of the first- storey windows. - "Wandering Heath", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.