Origin of bo tree
Definition for bodhi tree (2 of 2)
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To the north of the Bodhi-tree is the place where Buddha walked up and down, about 70 paces or so long.
Towards evening he walks to the Bodhi-tree and meets a grass-cutter who offers him grass to make a seat.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)|Charles Eliot
Bodhi-tree, the tree at Buddha-Gaya, species ficus religiosa.The Gospel of Buddha|Paul Carus
In the precincts is always to be found a Bodhi-tree (Bo-tree, p. 519), if the climate and soil will admit of its being reared.
In India each Buddha was associated with his own bodhi-tree or tree of wisdom.The Sacred Tree|J. H. Philpot
British Dictionary definitions for bodhi tree (1 of 2)
Word Origin for Bodhi Tree
British Dictionary definitions for bodhi tree (2 of 2)
Word Origin for bo tree
Word Origin and History for bodhi 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."