Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fig

4 senses of fig

Sense 1
figure, fig -- (a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2")
       => illustration -- (artwork that helps make something clear or attractive)

Sense 2
fig, common fig, common fig tree, Ficus carica -- (Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit)
       => fig tree -- (any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature)

Sense 3
Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, FIG, Al-Jama'a al-Islamiyyah al-Muqatilah bi-Libya, Libyan Fighting Group, Libyan Islamic Group -- (a Libyan terrorist group organized in 1995 and aligned with al-Qaeda; seeks to radicalize the Libyan government; attempted to assassinate Qaddafi)
       INSTANCE OF=> terrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTO -- (a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals)

Sense 4
fig -- (fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried)
       => edible fruit -- (edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh)

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