Definition of fig :
1. 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.
2. A small piece of tobacco.
3. Figure; dress; array.
4. The fruit of a fig tree, which is of round or oblong shape, and of various colors.
5. The value of a fig, practically nothing; a fico; - used in scorn or contempt.
6. To insult with a fico, or contemptuous motion. See Fico.
7. To put into the head of, as something useless o contemptible.
form, human body, public figure, darn, cf., whit, soma, common fig, number, bubkes, modicum, diddly-squat, look out for yourself/number one, continental, material body, anatomy, shape, tittle, have the hide of an elephant/rhinoceros, physical body, name, figure, beans, figure of speech, bpi, iota, hoot, someone couldn't care less, common fig tree, digit, not give a hoot/two hoots, diddly, rap, frame, Capt., acronym, B, chassis, damn, design, it's all the same to someone, whoop, Ficus carica, squat, apt., build, AV, CCTV, trample something/someone underfoot, trope, image, ghost, syllable, physique, not give/care a damn (about), bod, anon., flesh, abbreviation, pattern, lick, can take something or leave it, doodley-squat
fruit (part of speech: noun)
gooseberry, melon, cranberry, strawberry, date, kumquat, blackberry, olive, casaba melon, watermelon, banana, guava, blueberry, cantaloupe, tamarind, pomegranate, grape, tangerine, mango, pineapple, grapefruit, plum, loganberry, berry, fruit, currant, prune, raisin, passion fruit, nectarine, raspberry
tree (part of speech: noun)
cypress, elm, rosewood, poplar, tamarack, mahogany, butternut, laurel, balsa, lemon, acacia, mulberry, cassia, dogwood, avocado, yew, redwood, banyan, balsam, mimosa, weeping willow, willow, mountain ash, pear, sycamore, hickory, cashew, pecan, orange, ebony, gum, lime, linden, teak, juniper, quince, oak, fir, sequoia, almond, palm, eucalyptus, peach, breadfruit, spruce, coconut, apple, chestnut, citron, larch, apricot, magnolia, ash, locust, alder, sandalwood, mangrove, papaya, cedar, aspen, elder, cottonwood, beech, cherry, pine, maple, tree, walnut, birch, ironwood
fruits (part of speech: noun)
- We all turned out in full fig to receive him as he came up the side. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
- We shall set up an audion with its A- battery as in Fig. - "Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son", John Mills.
- Then the monk was pleased, and said again: " O King, on the last night of the waning moon, you must go to the great cemetery at nightfall, and come to me under the fig- tree." - "Twenty-two Goblins", Unknown.