Origin of pipalHindi pīpal ; from Sanskrit pippala
A fig tree (Ficus religiosa) native to India, having gray bark and heart-shaped leaves with a long tip. It is revered by Buddhists as the species of tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment. Also called bo tree, bodhi tree.
Origin of pipalHindi pīpal, from Sanskrit pippalam.
- Alternative form of peepul.