Definition of Peepul

1. Noun. Fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists.

Exact synonyms: Bo Tree, Ficus Religiosa, Pipal, Pipal Tree, Pipul, Sacred Fig
Generic synonyms: Fig Tree

Definition of Peepul

1. Noun. The bo tree. ¹

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Definition of Peepul

1. pipal [n -S] - See also: pipal

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Literary usage of Peepul

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1. Myths and Legends of Flowers, Trees, Fruits, and Plants in All Ages and in by Charles Montgomery Skinner (1911)
"For in China the peach is the emblem of longevity, the bowls and plates on which it appears in picture being intended as birthday gifts. peepul The peepul ..."

2. The Trees of Old England: Sketches of the Aspects, Associations, and Uses of by Leo Hartley Grindon (1868)
"Support is furnished to this idea by the etymology of the name, which would seem to be radically identical with "peepul," the name given in India to the ..."

3. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Workedited by Thomas Edward Finegan edited by Thomas Edward Finegan (1922)
"Vishnu is said which it was severed and annexed to the to have been born under a peepul-tree. British dominions in 1853. The province Its fruits are edible, ..."

4. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque: During Four-and-twenty by Fanny Parkes Parlby (1850)
"... Singh's illness—Death of Lord Hastings—Lord Amherst created Earl of Arracan—Marriage of a neera to a peepul—The ..."

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