[fig-yuh-reen] /ˌfɪg yəˈrin/
a small ornamental figure of pottery, metal, plastic, etc.; statuette.
a small carved or moulded figure; statuette
1854, from French figurine (16c.), from Italian figurina, diminutive of figura, from Latin figura (see figure (n.)).
- Fig wart
fig wart n. See genital wart.
noun 1. a chalcid wasp, Blastophaga psenes, introduced into the U.S. from Europe, that pollinates figs, usually of the Smyrna variety.
[fig-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈfɪgˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. any of numerous tall, usually coarse woodland plants of the genus Scrophularia, having a terminal cluster of small greenish-brown to purplish-brown flowers. /ˈfɪɡˌwɜːt/ noun 1. any scrophulariaceous plant of the N temperate genus Scrophularia, having square stems and small brown or greenish flowers
noun 1. the plant family Scrophulariaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants and shrubs having alternate or opposite leaves, often showy two-lipped or irregular flowers, fruit in the form of a capsule or berry, and including the figwort, foxglove, Indian paintbrush, mullein, speedwell, and snapdragon.