Definitions for pipalˈpaɪ pəl, ˈpi-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pi•palˈpaɪ pəl, ˈpi-(n.)

  1. a fig tree, Ficus religiosa, of India, somewhat resembling the banyan.

    Category: Plants

Origin of pipal:

1780–90; < Hindi pīpal < Skt pippala

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


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