- The definition of bo tree is the sacred tree of Buddhists.
An example of a bo tree is the type under which Gautama was inspired by the heavens.
The leaves of the bo tree.
the sacred fig tree ( peepul) of Buddhism: Gautama is believed to have received heavenly inspiration under such a tree
Origin of bo treeSinhalese bo ; from Pali bodhi ; from bodhi-taru ; from bodhi, wisdom, enlightenment ; from Sanskrit budh (see Buddha) + taru, tree
Origin of bo treePartial translation of Sinhalese bo-gaha, tree of wisdom (because it was the tree under which the Buddha was enlightened) : bo, wisdom (from Pali bodhi, from Sanskrit bodhi&hlowdot;, enlightenment; see bheudh- in Indo-European roots) + gaha, tree.
(plural bo trees)
- A fig tree regarded as sacred by Hindus and Buddhists.