English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
sycamoresyc‧a‧more /ˈsɪkəmɔː $ -mɔːr/ noun [countable, uncountable]  1 HBPa European tree that has leaves with five points and seeds with two parts like wings, or the wood of this tree2 a North American tree with broad leaves, or the wood of this tree
Examples from the Corpus
sycamoreThere were tall trees here and there on either side, oak and sycamore and ash and occasionally a sweet chestnut.Chunks of oak, ash, alder, beech, sycamore and hazel lay here and there, awaiting their miracles.One of the best places for grand sycamores is the north fork of Horrell Creek, in the Superstition Mountains.She did not look back to the gate, but only forward, toward the peeling sycamores.Most stayed, under the shadowy evergreens, among the tall sycamores and beeches on the bluff above the water.No longer had she the ache of longing for that stretch of white road leading round to the sycamores.The sycamores retreated into the canyons -- the only places with enough moisture and the right climate to support them.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.