sour fig

/saʊə ˈfɪg/ (say sowuh 'fig)

noun
Hottentot fig.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • sour fig — noun low growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp • Syn: ↑Hottentot fig, ↑Hottentot s fig, ↑Carpobrotus edulis, ↑Mesembryanthemum edule • Hypernyms: ↑succulent • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sœur — [ sɶr ] n. f. • soer, sorur 1080; seror 1050; lat. soror 1 ♦ Personne de sexe féminin, considérée par rapport aux autres enfants des mêmes parents; ou encore d un même père (sœur consanguine) ou d une même mère (sœur utérine)(⇒ demi sœurdans ces… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hottentot fig — /hɒtəntɒt ˈfɪg/ (say hotuhntot fig) noun any of various plants of the family Ficoidaceae, especially Carpobrotus edulis, of southern Africa, having cream or pink flowers and a sour tasting fruit used for making jam and in the preparation of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hottentot fig — noun low growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp • Syn: ↑Hottentot s fig, ↑sour fig, ↑Carpobrotus edulis, ↑Mesembryanthemum edule • Hypernyms: ↑succulent • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hottentot's fig — noun low growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp • Syn: ↑Hottentot fig, ↑sour fig, ↑Carpobrotus edulis, ↑Mesembryanthemum edule • Hypernyms: ↑succulent • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carpobrotus edulis — Taxobox name = Carpobrotus edulis image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Aizoaceae genus = Carpobrotus species = C. edulis binomial = Carpobrotus edulis binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Carpobrotus — Taxobox name = Carpobrotus image width = 240px image caption = Carpobrotus edulis regnum = Plantae phylum = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Aizoaceae genus = Carpobrotus subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

  • Carpobrotus — noun a caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus • Syn: ↑genus Carpobrotus • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Aizoaceae, ↑family Aizoaceae, ↑Tetragoniaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carpobrotus edulis — noun low growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp • Syn: ↑Hottentot fig, ↑Hottentot s fig, ↑sour fig, ↑Mesembryanthemum edule • Hypernyms: ↑succulent • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Carpobrotus — noun a caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus • Syn: ↑Carpobrotus • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Aizoaceae, ↑family Aizoaceae, ↑Tetragoniaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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