Palms and the banyan-tree, pines almost huge enough to tip the earth over, each in turn had shaded his head.
On one of the pillars of that Stūpa elephants are carved in the act of worshipping both the Pīpal-tree and the banyan-tree.
She looked up at the banyan-tree in whose top branches she had heard the little souls moaning.
The ascent was easy, and the summit was not above the limit of tropical vegetation, as a banyan-tree grew on the top.
So the Deer, charmed at his reception, ate grass and drank water, and laid himself down in the shade of a banyan-tree to talk.
It would take the conceit out of a hurricane, I think, if it tried to blow down a banyan-tree.
A hoard of Roman gold coins of these reigns has been dug up in our own days near Calicut, under the roots of a banyan-tree.
So thought the captain, and the others agreeing, the boat was left where they had long since concealed her—under the banyan-tree.
They talked of the banyan-tree before they went out; but now they seem to prefer a snug bungalow to field-preaching.
The prettiest is the shade of a banyan-tree, with about a hundred stems, a whole wood in itself.
"Indian fig tree," 1630s, so called in reference to a tree on the Iranian coast of the Persian Gulf under which the Hindu merchants known as banians had built a pagoda. From Sanskrit vanija "merchant."