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 Anthropology of Food


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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo, Sicily
Italy
A Fistful of Rice.
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Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
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Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
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fig
NOUN:   1. A fruit-bearing tree or shrub of the genus Ficus that is native mainly to the tropics.
2. The fruit of the fig tree, pear-shaped and containing many small seeds.
ETYMOLOGY:  

From Middle English fige, fygge (also fyke, from Old English fīc, see fike), from Anglo-Norman figue, from Old Provençal figa, from Vulgar Latin fīca (“fig”), from Latin fīcus (“fig tree”), from a pre-Indo European language, perhaps Phoenician (compare Classical Hebrew פַּגָּה (paggâ, “early fallen fig”), Classical Syriac ܦܓܐ (paggāʾ), dialectal Arabic - (faġġ), - (fiġġ))[1].

Another Semitic root (compare Akkadian - (tīʾu, “fig”)) was borrowed into Ancient Greek as σῦκον (sỹkon) (Boeotian τῦκον (tỹkon)) and Armenian as թուզ (tʿuz); whence English sycophant.

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Date palm

Sycamore Fig, Ficus sycomorus

Dates on date palm
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
  Angiosperms
  Monocots
  Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Phoenix
L.
Species: P. dactylifera
Phoenix dactylifera
L.
  • Palma dactylifera (L.) Mill.
  • Phoenix chevalieri D.Rivera, S.Ríos & Obón
  • Phoenix iberica D.Rivera, S.Ríos & Obón

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Bartolomeo bimbi, datteri su un piatto, 1720
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