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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bo′ tree`boʊ(n.)

  1. pipal.

    Category: Plants, Eastern Religions

Origin of bo tree:

1860–65; partial trans. of Sinhalese bogaha

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pipal, pipal tree, pipul, peepul, sacred fig, bo tree, Ficus religiosa(noun)

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


  1. bo tree(Noun)

    A fig tree regarded as sacred by Hindus and Buddhists.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bo tree

    the peepul tree; esp., the very ancient tree standing at Anurajahpoora in Ceylon, grown from a slip of the tree under which Gautama is said to have received the heavenly light and so to have become Buddha


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