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peepul

[pee-puh l]
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noun
  1. pipal.
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Examples from the Web for peepul

Historical Examples

  • Some peepul may want Charley to dig fer 'em 'fore the winter's over.

    Watch Yourself Go By

    Al. G. Field

  • This place is really pretty from the avenues of peepul trees.

    Up the Country

    Emily Eden

  • Teeka Sing, the Nana's war minister, had his "bureau" in a tent under the peepul tree there.

  • They had not far to go before they reached the peepul tree, into which they climbed as the rajah had planned.

  • But what is most extraordinary about it is, that two peepul trees have grown both cannon and carriage into themselves.


British Dictionary definitions for peepul

peepul

pipal

noun
  1. an Indian moraceous tree, Ficus religiosa, resembling the banyan: regarded as sacred by BuddhistsAlso called: bo tree

Word Origin

C18: from Hindi pīpal, from Sanskrit pippala
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