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Definition 1: any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature - [noun denoting plant]

(fig tree is a kind of ...) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

(... is a kind of fig tree ) 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

(... is a kind of fig tree ) Australian tree resembling the banyan often planted for ornament; introduced into South Africa for brushwood

(... is a kind of fig tree ) shrub or small tree often grown as a houseplant having foliage like mistletoe

(... is a kind of fig tree ) large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber

(... is a kind of fig tree ) fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists

(... is a kind of fig tree ) East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks

(... is a kind of fig tree ) a strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies; begins as an epiphyte eventually developing many thick aerial roots and covering enormous areas

(... is a kind of fig tree ) Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit

(... is a member of fig tree) large genus of tropical trees or shrubs or climbers including fig trees

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