(In biblical use) the black mulberry tree (see Luke 17:6; in modern versions translated as “mulberry tree”).
More example sentences
- Now we have to ask the question, has anyone seen any mountains or sycamine trees on the move lately?
- If God wants, for some reason, a sycamine tree to be rooted up and planted in the sea, then you can do it.
- Life isn't all sitting under shady sycamines with a bowl of mossberries.
early 16th century: via Latin from Greek sukaminos 'mulberry tree', from Hebrew šiqmāh 'sycamore', assimilated to Greek sukon 'fig'.
Definition of sycamine in:
- The British & World English dictionary