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Feige in English??

Hi, I have made some friends here and they keep talking about a Swiss fruit called Feige. Can anyone tell me what is it called in English?
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Old 22.07.2015, 13:32
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Re: Feige in English??

It's the little-known coward fruit; looks like an orange, but doesn't dare taste like one.
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Re: Feige in English??

Try the on-line dictionary Leo.org to look up the meaning of German words in English (and other languages):

http://www.leo.org/

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Re: Feige in English??

And this one which gives text examples.
http://www.linguee.de/
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