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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: figue, from Latin ficus

fig

noun
     
fig
Related topics: Food
fig [countable]
1DF a soft sweet fruit with a lot of small seeds, often eaten dried, or the tree on which this fruit grows
2

not give a fig/not care a fig (about/for something/somebody)

old-fashioned informal to not be at all concerned about or interested in something or someone

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