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Variant of pipal.
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(ˈpiːpəl) ,




(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
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Subsequently, due to security reasons the ladies started worshiping at the Peepul tree in the Hindu Temple premises.
A few months ago, owing to the activities of these drug addicts, huge piles of dry leaves and other discarded stuff caught fire in which six trees, including a fully grown peepul and fruit-bearing lemon and chickoo trees were burnt.
All around me I hear the sounds of birds and squirrels, as the peepul tree towering over me provides a home to them and peace for me.
May 2016 Maiyas Beverages and Foods raised US$30 million from Peepul Capital.
Nature takes on a beautiful and well-formed appearance here; the trees, "toddy palms and neem trees and mangoes and peepul", rise above their simple heights and look wonderful here (Forster, 2005, p.
In October 2015, Voylla had raised $15 million from the private equity firm Peepul Capital and before that had raised two rounds of funds in 2012 and 2013 by Snow Leopard Technology Ventures.
Backed by private equity firm Peepul Capital and Pune-based Snow Leopard Technology Ventures, besides angel investors, Voylla, raised $15 million in its latest round in October 2015.
Due to the shade cast by the mighty Peepul trees lining the Mall, most plants would die out, leaving Lahore's most iconic thoroughfare looking shabby for most of the year.
In addition, it would require razing of close to 500 fully- grown trees that include eucalyptus, neem, peepul, pilkhan, bargad and jamun.
"Any decent large investment in India is from a foreign fund," says Srini Vudayagiri, Investment Director at Peepul Capital, an early growth stage PE fund which is running its third fund - with a corpus of $350 million - in India.