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pipal

[pahy-puh l, pee-] /ˈpaɪ pəl, ˈpi-/
noun
1.
a fig tree, Ficus religiosa, of India, somewhat resembling the banyan.
Also, peepul.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < Hindi pīpal < Sanskrit pippala
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British Dictionary definitions for pipal

peepul

/ˈpiːpəl/
noun
1.
an Indian moraceous tree, Ficus religiosa, resembling the banyan: regarded as sacred by Buddhists Also called bo tree
Word Origin
C18: from Hindi pīpal, from Sanskrit pippala

pipal

/ˈpaɪpəl/
noun
1.
a variant of peepul
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