a tree mentioned in the New Testament, probably the black mulberry.
a mulberry tree mentioned in the Bible, thought to be the black mulberry, Morus nigra
- Sycamine tree
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 […]
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 […]
noun 1. Swiss (def 2). noun 1. a less common word for Swiss 2. a member of the Swiss Guard
1. Switzerland. abbreviation 1. Switzerland Switz. Switzerland