pipal

[ pahy-puh l, pee- ]
/ ˈpaɪ pəl, ˈpi- /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. pip emma,
  2. pip-emma,
  3. pip-pip,
  4. pipa,
  5. pipage,
  6. pipe,
  7. pipe batten,
  8. pipe bomb,
  9. pipe clay,
  10. pipe cleaner

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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