mentioned only in Luke 17:6. It is rendered by Luther “mulberry tree” (q.v.), which is most probably the correct rendering. It is found of two species, the black mulberry (Morus nigra) and the white mulberry (Mourea), which are common in Palestine. The silk-worm feeds on their leaves. The rearing of them is one of the chief industries of the peasantry of Lebanon and of other parts of the land. It is of the order of the fig-tree. Some contend, however, that this name denotes the sycamore-fig of Luke 19:4.
noun 1. Also called buttonwood. any of several North American plane trees, especially Platanus occidentalis, having shallowly lobed ovate leaves, globular seed heads, and wood valued as timber. 2. British. the sycamore maple. 3. a tree, Ficus sycomorus, of the Near East, related to the common fig, bearing an edible fruit. noun 1. a Eurasian […]
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noun 1. Saint, died a.d. 862, English ecclesiastic: bishop of Winchester 852?–862. noun 1. Saint. died 862 ad, English ecclesiastic: bishop of Winchester (?852–862). Feast day: July 15