sacred fig

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Noun1.sacred fig - fig tree of India noted for great size and longevitysacred fig - 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
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There is a five-decade old Ganesha temple under a large stunning peepul tree at the doorway of 23-acre Purva Amaiti, blending the country s spiritual heritage with a modern way of life.
Women circumambulate the peepul tree hoping for a son.