wild fig

noun
1. a West Indies clusia having fig-shaped fruit
Syn: ↑Clusia flava
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Clusia
2. a strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies; begins as an epiphyte eventually developing many thick aerial roots and covering enormous areas
Hypernyms: ↑fig tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Ficus, ↑genus Ficus

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noun
2. : any of several wild plants of the genus Ficus native to Florida (as F. aurea)
3. : a West Indies tree (Clusia flava) or its fig-shaped fruit

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the caprifig.
[1700-10]

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wild fig,
= caprifig. (Cf.caprifig)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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