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bo·dhi tree

 (bō′dē)
n.
1. Buddhism The pipal tree under which Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment.
2. See pipal.

[Pali bodhi and Sanskrit bodhiḥ, enlightenment, Bodhi tree (Pali, from Sanskrit); see bheudh- in Indo-European roots.]

Bodhi Tree

(ˌbəʊdɪ)
n
(Buddhism) the sacred peepul at Buddh Gaya under which Gautama Siddhartha attained enlightenment and became the Buddha
[Sanskrit bodhi enlightenment]

bodhi tree

also called a bo tree. The Buddha sat under the shade of this tree to meditate until he gained enlightenment.
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