Meaning of adam's fig in English:

adam's fig

Pronunciation /ˌadəmz ˈfɪɡ/


(also Adams fig)
South African
  • Now usually in form Adam fig. A variety of the common fig tree, Ficus carica, grown in South Africa, having large brown fruit (more fully "Adam fig tree").


Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). In some forms from the genitive of the name of Adam + fig.