Adjective "Fig" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Fig


    Definition:

    1. any tree or shrub belonging to the genus Ficus, of the mulberry family, especially 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.|

    Origin:
    fig

    Examples:

    "harvests can be fig."