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noun, plural fi·coes.
  1. fig1(def 4).

Origin of fico

1570–80; < Italian fico, fica fig1
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Historical Examples

  • So that your tale be well-salted and well-spiced, a fico for evidence!

  • Pinac and Fico shook their heads, mainly because they were mystified.

  • "That's all right," said Fico, who didn't know what else to say.

  • And Pinac, the gentleman who occupied the other back room next to that of Fico?

  • Fico looked into the room, shook his head and then turned and stared at his friends.

British Dictionary definitions for fico


noun plural -coes archaic
  1. a worthless trifle
  2. another word for fig 1 (def. 7)

Word Origin

C16: from Italian: fig 1
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