Syconia

syconium

[sahy-koh-nee-uhm]
noun, plural syconia [sahy-koh-nee-uh] . Botany.
a multiple fruit developed from a hollow fleshy receptacle containing numerous flowers, as in the fig.

Origin:
1855–60; < Neo-Latin < Greek sŷkon fig + Neo-Latin -ium -ium

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syconium (saɪˈkəʊnɪəm)
 
n , pl -nia
botany the fleshy fruit of the fig, consisting of a greatly enlarged receptacle completely surrounding the inflorescence
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek sukon fig]

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