Noun Definition

sycamore

1.Definition: 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

Related Noun(s):plane tree, platan

Category: Plants

2.Definition: 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

Related Noun(s):acer pseudoplatanus, scottish maple, great maple

Category: Plants

3.Definition: 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

Related Noun(s):ficus sycomorus, sycamore fig, mulberry fig

Category: Plants

4.Definition: variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree

Related Noun(s):lacewood

Category: Plants