pipal

[ pahy-puhl, pee- ]
/ ˈpaɪ pəl, ˈpi- /

noun

a fig tree, Ficus religiosa, of India, somewhat resembling the banyan.

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Also peepul.

Origin of pipal

1780–90; <Hindi pīpal<Sanskrit pippala
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British Dictionary definitions for pipal

pipal
/ (ˈpaɪpəl) /

noun

a variant of peepul
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