[fig-muh nt] /ˈfɪg mənt/
a mere product of mental invention; a fantastic notion:
The noises in the attic were just a figment of his imagination.
a feigned, invented, or imagined story, theory, etc.:
biographical and historical figments.
a fantastic notion, invention, or fabrication: a figment of the imagination
early 15c., from Latin figmentum “something formed or fashioned, creation,” related to figura “shape” (see figure (n.)).
[fig] /fɪg/ noun 1. any tree or shrub belonging to the genus Ficus, of the mulberry family, especially a small tree, F. carica, native to southwestern Asia, bearing a turbinate or pear-shaped fruit that is eaten fresh, preserved, or dried. 2. the fruit of such a tree or shrub, or of any related species. 3. […]
[fee-ge-res] /fiˈgɛ rɛs/ noun 1. José [haw-se] /hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1906–1990, Costa Rican businessman and political leader: president 1953–58, 1970–74.
/ˈfɪɡjʊˌlaɪn/ adjective 1. of or resembling clay noun 2. an article made of clay
[fig-yer-uh l] /ˈfɪg yər əl/ adjective 1. consisting of , especially human or animal : the figural representations contained in ancient wall paintings. /ˈfɪɡərəl/ adjective 1. composed of or relating to human or animal figures