Origin of bo tree
Examples from the Web for bo tree
Historical Examples of bo tree
They are afterwards hung on the sacred Bo-tree, but never burned.The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe
Making flower and other offerings to the great Bo-Tree, he walked round it.Cultus Arborum
Usually a bo-tree is planted on the graves of the Kandy priests.
They saw here the sacred Bo-tree, of which they had before been informed.Across India
A learned thera who knew the Sinhalese Tipitaka was imported thence, as well as a branch of the Bo-tree.
Word Origin for bo tree
1680s, from Sinhalese bo, from Pali bodhi, short for bodhi-taru "bo tree," literally "tree of wisdom or enlightenment" (related to Sanskrit buddhah "awakened;" see bid) + taru "tree."