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Definition of the noun sycamore
What does sycamore mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: sycamores
- variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of sycamore: lacewood
- more generic word: wood = the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
- substance of: plane tree / platan = any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits
- any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of sycamore: plane tree / platan
- more generic word: tree = a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
- more specific terms:
- Platanus acerifolia / London plane = very large fast-growing tree much planted as a street tree
- Platanus occidentalis / American sycamore / American plane / buttonwood = very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico
- Platanus orientalis / oriental plane = large tree of southeastern Europe to Asia Minor
- California sycamore / Platanus racemosa = tall tree of Baja California having deciduous bark and large alternate palmately lobed leaves and ball-shaped clusters of flowers
- Platanus wrightii / Arizona sycamore = medium-sized tree of Arizona and adjacent regions having deeply lobed leaves and collective fruits in groups of 3 to 5
- member of: genus Platanus / Platanus = genus of large monoecious mostly deciduous trees: London plane
- substance: lacewood = variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree
- Eurasian maple tree with pale grey bark that peels in flakes like that of a sycamore tree; leaves with five ovate lobes yellow in autumn
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Acer abchasicum / species Acer abchasicum / Acer atropurpureum / species Acer atropurpureum / Acer dittrichii / species Acer dittrichii / Acer erythrocarpum / species Acer erythrocarpum / Acer euchlorum / species Acer euchlorum / Acer fieberi / species Acer fieberi / Acer majus / species Acer majus / Acer melliodorum / species Acer melliodorum / Acer montanum / species Acer montanum / Acer nebrodense / species Acer nebrodense / Acer opizii / species Acer opizii / Acer opulifolium / species Acer opulifolium / Acer procerum / species Acer procerum / Acer pseudoplatanus albertsii / form Acer pseudoplatanus albertsii / Acer pseudoplatanus albomarmoratum / form Acer pseudoplatanus albomarmoratum / Acer pseudoplatanus albovariegatum / form Acer pseudoplatanus albovariegatum / Acer pseudoplatanus annae / form Acer pseudoplatanus annae / Acer pseudoplatanus argutum / form Acer pseudoplatanus argutum / Acer pseudoplatanus atropurpureum / form Acer pseudoplatanus atropurpureum / Acer pseudoplatanus aucubifolium / form Acer pseudoplatanus aucubifolium / Acer pseudoplatanus aureovariegatum / form Acer pseudoplatanus aureovariegatum / Acer pseudoplatanus bicolor / form Acer pseudoplatanus bicolor / Acer pseudoplatanus brevialatum / form Acer pseudoplatanus brevialatum / Acer pseudoplatanus complicatum / form Acer pseudoplatanus complicatum / Acer pseudoplatanus concavum / form Acer pseudoplatanus concavum / Acer pseudoplatanus corstorphinense / form Acer pseudoplatanus corstorphinense / Acer pseudoplatanus costorphinense / form Acer pseudoplatanus costorphinense / Acer pseudoplatanus cruciatum / form Acer pseudoplatanus cruciatum / Acer pseudoplatanus cupreum / form Acer pseudoplatanus cupreum / Acer pseudoplatanus discolor / form Acer pseudoplatanus discolor / Acer pseudoplatanus dittrichii / form Acer pseudoplatanus dittrichii / Acer pseudoplatanus erythrocarpum / form Acer pseudoplatanus erythrocarpum / Acer pseudoplatanus euchlorum / form Acer pseudoplatanus euchlorum / Acer pseudoplatanus flavescens / form Acer pseudoplatanus flavescens / Acer pseudoplatanus grandicorne / form Acer pseudoplatanus grandicorne / Acer pseudoplatanus handjeryi / form Acer pseudoplatanus handjeryi / Acer pseudoplatanus insigne / form Acer pseudoplatanus insigne / Acer pseudoplatanus laetum / form Acer pseudoplatanus laetum / Acer pseudoplatanus latialatum / form Acer pseudoplatanus latialatum / Acer pseudoplatanus leopoldii / form Acer pseudoplatanus leopoldii / Acer pseudoplatanus luteovirescens / form Acer pseudoplatanus luteovirescens / Acer pseudoplatanus lutescens / form Acer pseudoplatanus lutescens / Acer pseudoplatanus metallicum / form Acer pseudoplatanus metallicum / Acer pseudoplatanus neglectum / form Acer pseudoplatanus neglectum / Acer pseudoplatanus nervosum / form Acer pseudoplatanus nervosum / Acer pseudoplatanus nizetii / form Acer pseudoplatanus nizetii / Acer pseudoplatanus opizii / form Acer pseudoplatanus opizii / Acer pseudoplatanus palmatifidum / form Acer pseudoplatanus palmatifidum / Acer pseudoplatanus pseudonizetii / form Acer pseudoplatanus pseudonizetii / Acer pseudoplatanus purpurascens / form Acer pseudoplatanus purpurascens / Acer pseudoplatanus purpureum / form Acer pseudoplatanus purpureum / Acer pseudoplatanus quadricolor / form Acer pseudoplatanus quadricolor / Acer pseudoplatanus rubromaculatum / form Acer pseudoplatanus rubromaculatum / Acer pseudoplatanus sanguineum / form Acer pseudoplatanus sanguineum / Acer pseudoplatanus serotinum / form Acer pseudoplatanus serotinum / Acer pseudoplatanus serratum / form Acer pseudoplatanus serratum / Acer pseudoplatanus siculum / form Acer pseudoplatanus siculum / Acer pseudoplatanus spaethii / form Acer pseudoplatanus spaethii / Acer pseudoplatanus subparallelum / form Acer pseudoplatanus subparallelum / Acer pseudoplatanus tricolor / form Acer pseudoplatanus tricolor / Acer pseudoplatanus trilobatum / form Acer pseudoplatanus trilobatum / Acer pseudoplatanus variegatum / form Acer pseudoplatanus variegatum / Acer pseudoplatanus vitifolium / form Acer pseudoplatanus vitifolium / Acer pseudoplatanus worleei / form Acer pseudoplatanus worleei / Acer pseudoplatanus villosum / subspecies Acer pseudoplatanus villosum / Acer pseudoplatanus acuminatum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus acuminatum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus albovariegatum / Acer pseudoplatanus anomalum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus anomalum / Acer pseudoplatanus coloratum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus coloratum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus complicatum / Acer pseudoplatanus crispum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus crispum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus erythrocarpum / Acer pseudoplatanus fieberi / variety Acer pseudoplatanus fieberi / Acer pseudoplatanus flava-variegatum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus flava-variegatum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus handjeryi / Acer pseudoplatanus laciniatum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus laciniatum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus latialatum / Acer pseudoplatanus longifolium / variety Acer pseudoplatanus longifolium / Acer pseudoplatanus macrocarpum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus macrocarpum / Acer pseudoplatanus medium / variety Acer pseudoplatanus medium / Acer pseudoplatanus microcarpum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus microcarpum / Acer pseudoplatanus nebrodense / variety Acer pseudoplatanus nebrodense / variety Acer pseudoplatanus purpurascens / variety Acer pseudoplatanus purpureum / Acer pseudoplatanus quinquelobum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus quinquelobum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus siculum / Acer pseudoplatanus subintegrilobum / variety Acer pseudoplatanus subintegrilobum / Acer pseudoplatanus
- synonyms of sycamore: great maple / scottish maple
- more generic word: maple = any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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- thick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising from near the ground; produces cluster of edible but inferior figs on short leafless twigs; the biblical sycamore
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Ficus chanas / species Ficus chanas / Ficus gnaphalocarpa / species Ficus gnaphalocarpa / Ficus sycomorus prodigiosa / variety Ficus sycomorus prodigiosa / Sycomorus rigida / species Sycomorus rigida / Ficus sycomorus
- synonyms of sycamore: mulberry fig / sycamore fig
- more generic term: fig tree = any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus
- member of: Ficus / genus Ficus = large genus of tropical trees or shrubs or climbers including fig trees
Alternative definition of the noun sycamore
- [US] Any of several North American plane trees, of the genus Platanus, especially Platanus occidentalis (American sycamore).
- [British] A large British and European species of maple, Acer pseudoplatanus, known in North America as the sycamore maple.
- A large tree bearing edible fruit, Ficus sycomorus, allied to the common fig and found in Egypt and Syria; also called the sycamore fig or the fig-mulberry; the Biblical sycomore.
- Sycamore is a city in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. It has a commercial district based and centered on Illinois Route 64. The population was 17,519 at the 2010 census, up from 12,020 at the 2000 census. Sycamore is the county seat of DeKalb County. Sycamore was named after the Sycamore tree.
- Sycamore is a village in Wyandot County, Ohio, United States. The population was 861 at the 2010 census.
- Sycamore is a city in Turner County, Georgia, United States. The population was 496 at the 2000 census.
- Sycamore is a town in Allendale County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 180 as of the 2010 census.
- Sycamore is a city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 159 at the 2000 census.
- Sycamore is an unincorporated community in northern Montgomery County, Kansas, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 75 north of the city of Independence, the county seat of Montgomery County. Its elevation is 843 feet, and it is located at 37°19′37″N 95°42′56″W / 37.32694°N 95.71556°W. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 67363.
- Sycamore is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Howard County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Kokomo, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.
- Sycamore is a census-designated place in Delaware County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 183 at the 2000 census.
- Sycamore is an unincorporated community in eastern Ozark County in the Ozarks of southern Missouri. It is located on Route 181 about fourteen miles northeast of Gainesville. The old townsite is located on a ridge on the west side of Bryant Creek, a major tributary of the North Fork River. The old Hodgson Mill and spring lie on Bryant Creek 0.8 mi to the northeast. The mill was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places as Aid-Hodgson Mill in 2001.
- Sycamore a.k.a. Sycamore, Alabama: Sycamore is an unincorporated community in Talladega County, Alabama, United States. Sycamore is located near Alabama State Route 21 6.1 miles north-northeast of Sylacauga. Sycamore has a post office with ZIP code 35149. Sycamore was originally called Sycamore Grove, and was named for the sycamore trees which grew at the site. The post office was established in 1876.
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- Sycamore a.k.a. Sycamore, California: Sycamore is an unincorporated community in Colusa County, California. It lies near the mouth of Sycamore Slough, at an elevation of 49 feet.
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- Sycamore is a census-designated place in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 150 at the 2000 census.
- Sycamore a.k.a. Sycamore, Virginia: Sycamore is an unincorporated community in Pittsylvania County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.
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- Sycamore a.k.a. Sycamore Flower Shop and Bar is a Venue in Brooklyn, Ditmas Park.
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- Sycamore a.k.a. Sycamore, Calhoun County, West Virginia: Sycamore is an unincorporated community in Calhoun County, West Virginia.
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Practical Woodcarving (2012)
Elementary and Advanced by Eleanor Rowe
Sycamore is a white wood, and is suit able for bread platters, bowls, and butter trays. It is tough and rather difficult to cut, as it contains a slight amount of sand, which is apt to blunt the tools. Lime is the best wood for chip-carving. Holly and ...
Wildlife Sketching (2012)
Pen, Pencil, Crayon and Charcoal by Frank J. Lohan
The sycamore is a smoothbarked tree, but the bark comes ...
Wildlife through the Year (2014)
by Tim Sharrock
Redshank is the bird Tringa totanus and the plant Polygonum perspicaria; Sycamore is the tree Acer pseudoplatanus and the moth Acronicta aceris; and Wormwood is the plant Artemisia absinthium and the moth Cucullia absinthii) 40.
Judaism in Society (2003)
The Evidence of the Yerushalmi: Toward the Natural History of a Religion by Jacob Neusner
A virgin sycamore is any that has never been chopped down. Virgin soil is any that has never been worked. Rabban Simeon b. Gamaliel says, “It is any in which there is not a single sherd” [T. Sheb. 3:14H, 15]. III. A. [The law (M. Nid. 1:3B) that ...
Trees & Shrubs of Kentucky (1973)
by Mary E. Wharton
The American sycamore is a relative of the European plane tree, but the sycamore of Amos and Zacchaeus in the Bible was a species of fig. [Pp. 488-89] Rosaceae, Rose Family Amelanchier arborea (Michx. f.) Fernald SERVICEBERRY ...
by Ray R. Hicks
Sycamore) GeneraL Sycamore is a large, widely distributed tree that is often found in bottomlands. It has uses for lumber, as a shade tree, and a favored species for short-rotation "biomass" production in the southeastern states (Wells and ...
The Human Mind (1883)
A Treatise in Mental Philosophy by Edward John Hamilton
The horse is an animal," " The sycamore is a tree," because the collections of attributes constituting animal and tree, are found to exist in permanent union, and lead us to conceive of objects as characterized by them. But we do not say, "The ...
Adam, the gardener (1834)
by Charles Cowden Clarke
The sycamore is a soft and very white wood, therefore used by the turner in making bowls and trenchers, and other utensils. Because of its lightness, it is sometimes used for cart and plough timber. The horn-beam is as tough as the sycamore ...
The New Monthly Magazine (1834)
by Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth
The sycamore is, indeed, a species of maple, and if the trunk be pierced in spring or autumn, wine and even sugar may be made from the juice. The sycamore is a tall stately ...
Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling
Sycamore. Ficus sycomorus L., Moraceae (Fig/ Mulberry Family)*462 Other Names Ägyptische feige, Ägyptischer feigenbaum, eselsfeige (German), dicus Aegyptia (Latin), ficus Aegypticus (Latin), ficus pharonis (Latin), maulbeerfeige ...
Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner
ex Audubon e California planetree; California-button- wood, California sycamore, western sycamore f platane de Californie aliso s 5994 Platanus wrightiiS.Watson Platanaceae MW MC SC North America (USA: ...
by Vivian Thomas, Nicki Faircloth
The same name – sycamore or sycomore –is confusingly given toa species of fig, Ficus sycomorus L. common in Egypt and Syria, which bears some resemblance tothe mulberry. Some commentators suggest further confusion of identitywith ...
fully defining and explaining all religious terms, including biographical, geographical, historical, archaeological and doctrinal themes by Samuel Fallows (bp.)
avxi- ixivot, soo-kam'ee-nos, sycamore and black mulberry), is mentioned only once in the New Testament, in Luke xvii:6: ' And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto ...
The Popular and Critical Bible Encyclopaedia and Scriptural Dictionary, Fully Defining and Explaining All Religious Terms, Including Biographical, Geographical, Historical, Archaeological and Doctrinal Themes (1920)
Superbly Illustrated with Over 600 Maps and Engravings by bp. Samuel Fallows, Andrew Constantinides Zenos
cvici- \uvm,soo-kam' ee-nos, sycamore and black mulberry), is mentioned only once in the New Testament, in Luke xvii:6: ' And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto ...
by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers
SYCAMORE SYNAGOGUE The Bible, especially the OT, knew the horrors of ancient warfare in which the sword was a main weapon. But this was a terror which Israel and Ju- dah themselves manipulated and exploited (Deut. 13:15; 20: 13; ...
2,299 definitions and 39k cross-references by TruthBeTold Ministry, American Tract Society, William Wilberforce Rand, Edward Robinson
Sycamore. or. sycamine. American. T.S.. Luk 17:6, a curious tree, which seems to partake of the nature of both the mulberry and the fig a, the former in its leaf, and the latter in its fruit. Hence its name in Greek, meaning the mulberryfig.
by Grace C. Keroher
Sycamore Conglomerate Miocene and Pliocene : Southern California. G. J. Bellemin, 1940, Am. Assoc.
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Sycamore along Swamp Pike Road
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Quotes about Sycamore
There once was a man from Dundee
Who got stuck up a Sycamore tree;
His friends rallied round
But could not get him down
So he floated right off on a key.
(Written Sept 2012) (John Carter Brown)
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Scrabble value of S1Y4C3A1M3O1R1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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