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  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. Ficus religiosa

    Ficus religiosa or sacred fig is a species of fig native to Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, south-west China and Indochina. It belongs to the Moraceae, the fig or mulberry family. It is also known as the Bodhi-tree, Pippala tree or Ashwattha tree.


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