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fig - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'fig' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Fig [ n.]
- A small fruit tree (Ficus Carica) with large leaves, known from the remotest antiquity. It was probably native from Syria westward to the Canary Islands.
- The fruit of a fig tree, which is of round or oblong shape, and of various colors.
- A small piece of tobacco.
- The value of a fig, practically nothing; a fico; -- used in scorn or contempt.
- To insult with a fico, or contemptuous motion. See Fico.
- To put into the head of, as something useless o/ contemptible.
- Figure; dress; array.

Meaning of 'fig' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . fig [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
Example in sentence:
  • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2