peepul

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pee·pul

 (pē′pəl)
n.
Variant of pipal.

peepul

(ˈpiːpəl) ,

pipal

or

pipul

n
(Plants) an Indian moraceous tree, Ficus religiosa, resembling the banyan: regarded as sacred by Buddhists. Also called: bo tree
[C18: from Hindi pīpal, from Sanskrit pippala]
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Noun1.peepul - fig tree of India noted for great size and longevitypeepul - fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists
fig tree - any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature