sycamores

Definition of sycamore

noun:

  • variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree. Synonyms: lacewood.
  • any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits. Synonyms: plane tree, platan.
  • Eurasian maple tree with pale grey bark that peels in flakes like that of a sycamore tree; leaves with five ovate lobes yellow in autumn. Synonyms: Acer pseudoplatanus, great maple, scottish maple.
  • thick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising from near the ground; produces cluster of edible but inferior figs on short leafless twigs; the biblical sycamore. Synonyms: Ficus sycomorus, mulberry fig, sycamore fig.

Related words

buttonwood.

Rhymes with sycamore

albacore, backdoor, baltimore, bangalore, bangor, barrymore, barrymore, bookstore, carnivore, centaur, claymore, commodore, dinosaur, drugstore, ecuador, encore, evermore, eyesore, folklore, furthermore.

More information about sycamores

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • sycamores is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 16 points
  • sycamores is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 16 points
  • sycamores is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 17 points
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