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fig



Pronunciation: (fig), [key]
n.
1. any tree or shrub belonging to the genus Ficus, of the mulberry family, esp. a small tree, F. carica, native to southwestern Asia, bearing a turbinate or pear-shaped fruit that is eaten fresh, preserved, or dried.
2. the fruit of such a tree or shrub, or of any related species.
3. any of various plants having a fruit somewhat resembling this.
4. a contemptibly trifling or worthless amount; the least bit: His help wasn't worth a fig.
5. a gesture of contempt.

fig



Pronunciation: (fig), [key]
n.
1. dress or array: to appear at a party in full fig.
2. condition: to feel in fine fig.

fig.




1. figurative.
2. figuratively.
3. figure; figures.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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