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fig

Ficus, the partially dried fruit of Ficus carica (family Moraceae); used as a nutrient, mild laxative, and demulcent.
[L. ficus; A.S. fic]

fig

Ficus spp. See ficus tsiela.
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Many street carts full of Figs can be seen parked in number of localities, which is not a common sight throughout the rest of the year.
OCCURRENCE IN THE MARITIME PROVINCES: Cumberland Basin (Nova Scotia): Bell (1944): locality 3116 (GSC 9876--holotype; refigured in Fig.
6 Bake your fig roll for 35-45 minutes, or until a deep golden brown on top.
3 Pour into the flan dish and then put the figs on top.
Cut into the figs to make a cross on the top, making sure not to cut all the way through.
5 FIGS are known to lower high blood pressure and are a good source of fibre.
Calcium is abundant in fig which is vital for bone health.
The fig does not care for being jostled much, and every care is taken to ensure they get to their destination in one piece.
Fig leaves reduce the amount of insulin needed by diabetic patients who have to regularly take insulin injections.
BARBARA, Lebanon: The fig is popping up everywhere these days -- whether in avant-garde dishes at high-end restaurants in New York or topping the lists of the latest super-foods.
The three-dimensional relationship of bands to lobing can be seen in Fig.