Peepul tree

Peepul tree

Pee"pul tree`\ [Hind. p[=i]pal, Skr. pippala.] (Bot.) A sacred tree (Ficus religiosa) of the Buddhists, a kind of fig tree which attains great size and venerable age. See Bo tree. [Written also pippul tree, and pipal tree.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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