fico

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See also: FICO, ficó, fico-, and -fico

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian, a fig, from Latin ficus. See fig.

Noun[edit]

fico (plural ficoes)

  1. (archaic) A fig; an insignificant trifle.
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  2. (archaic) A sign of contempt made with the fingers.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for fico in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

fico

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of ficar

Italian[edit]

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Fico (fruit)
Fico (tree)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīcus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fico (feminine singular fica, masculine plural fichi, feminine plural fiche)

  1. (slang) great, cool (admirable)

Noun[edit]

fico m (plural fichi)

  1. fig (fresh fruit and tree)
  2. (slang) cool guy

Usage notes[edit]

Slang term becomes figo in Northern Italy.

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fīcō

  1. dative singular of fīcus
  2. ablative singular of fīcus

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “fico”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fico

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of ficar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

fico

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of ficar.