pipal definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: Hindi pīpal ; from Sanskrit pippala
pipal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A fig tree (Ficus religiosa) native to India, having broadly ovate leaves with a long terminal projection. It is regarded as sacred by Buddhists. Also called bo tree.
Origin: Hindi pīpal, from Sanskrit pippalam.