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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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The national tour begins in Huddersfield with performances today and tomorrow at the studio theatre at Huddersfield University before moving on to Peepuls Place, Leicester, the Cockpit Theatre, London, Hull Truck's space in Hull and the Dukes in Lancaster.