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syconium

[sahy-koh-nee-uh m] /saɪˈkoʊ ni əm/
noun, plural syconia
[sahy-koh-nee-uh] /saɪˈkoʊ ni ə/ (Show IPA).
Botany
1.
a multiple fruit developed from a hollow fleshy receptacle containing numerous flowers, as in the fig.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Neo-Latin < Greek sŷkon fig + Neo-Latin -ium -ium
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British Dictionary definitions for syconia

syconium

/saɪˈkəʊnɪəm/
noun (pl) -nia (-nɪə)
1.
(botany) the fleshy fruit of the fig, consisting of a greatly enlarged receptacle completely surrounding the inflorescence
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek sukon fig
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