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Definition of the noun SYKON

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Sykon is a genus of Sycettidae, described by Krukenberg in 1879.

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Moraceae Origins: Greek sykon "fig." Sycios Medik. Cucurbitaceae Origins: Greek sikyos "wild cucumber, gourd," Latin sycion agron "a plant, called also cucumis anguinus"; see also Sicyos L. Sycocarpus Britton Meliaceae Origins: From the ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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sykomoros—sykon, a fig, moron, black mulberry.] Syce. Same as Sice (q.v.). Sycophant,sik′ōfant, n.acommon informer: a servile flatterer.—n. Syc ′ophancy,thebehaviour ofasycophant: mean talebearing: obsequious ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

sykon (Greek), tin (Arabic), tragos (Greek, “goat”) As a sign of ...

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary, Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological, with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c (1893)

by William Chambers

sykomoros—sykon, a fig, and moron, the mulberry.] SYCOPHANCY, sik'o-fan -si, n. The behaviour of a sycophant: obsequious flattery: servility. SYCOPHANT, sik'o-fant, n. (orig.) One who informed against persons exporting figs from Attica, ...

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary (1872)

Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological; with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c by James Donald (F.R.G.S.)

syko- moros — sykon, a fig, and moron, the mulberry.] SYCOPHANCY, sik'o- fan-si, n. The behaviour of a sycophant : obsequious flattery : servility. SYCOPHANT, sik'o-fant, n. {orig.) One who informed against persons exporting fiys from ...

Google previewChambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1874)

by William Chambers

sy&aminos, sykomoros—sykon,a fig, and moron, the mulberry.] Sycophant, sik'o-fant, 7t. orig. one who informed against persons exporting figs from Attica, or plundering the sacred fig-trees: a common informer; ...

Google previewDictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals (2007)

by Ronald Strahan, Pamela Conder

sykon, fig tree; nykteris, bat. Matschie, Die Fledermäuse des Berliner Museums für Naturkunde, Berlin Mus., 95, 1899. Syconycteris australis (ost-rah′ -lis) L. australis, southern. QUEENSLAND BLOSSOM-BAT Peters, Monatsb. Konigl.

Google previewMounce's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words (2009)

by William D. Mounce

sykon 4x a fig, ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Cucurbitaceae Origins: From the Greek oros "mountain" and sykon "fig" or sikyos "wild cucumber, gourd." Oreotelia Raf. Umbelliferae Origins: Referring to Seseli L.; see C.S. Rafinesque, The Good Book. 50. 1840; E.D. Merrill ...

Google previewA Complete and Universal English Dictionary on a New Plan: including not only ... a full explanation of difficult words and technical terms in all faculties and professions ... but ... a pronouncing dictionary ... To which are prefixed, A Free Enquiry into the Origin and Antiquity of Letters (by the Abbot Anselm) ... By ... James Barclay ... and others (1774)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.)

SYKON. By tempest is understood the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

Sykon means “cultivated fig.” Fig is rendered tena in Aramaic, tin in Arabic, paggim in Phoenician, paggam in Syrian, and anjir in Persian. Religion and Mythology An important tree in the Near East and North Africa, the fig is prominent in the ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

sy kites = fig-\ike ; sykon = a fig.] A nodule or pebble resembling a fig. syc-d- cisr'-lc, adjective. [Eng. sycocer(yl) : -fc] Derived from or contained iu sycoceryl alcohol. sycocerlc-acid, s. Chemistry : C]nH2802. A crystalline substance, obtained ...

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Scrabble value of S1Y4K5O1N1

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