pipal
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu pīpal, from Sanskrit pippala Date: 1788 a large long-lived fig (Ficus religiosa) of India

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pipal — [pē′pəl] n. [Hindi pīpal < Sans pippala] PEEPUL …   English World dictionary

  • Pipal — (Pipala) so v.w. Aswattha …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pipal — Pipal, der heilige Feigenbaum, s. Ficus, S. 548 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • pipal — ● pipal ou pippala nom masculin Grand arbre de la famille du figuier (ficus religiosa), considéré comme sacré en Inde …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pipal — Pipal,   der heilige Feigenbaum der Inder (Bodhibaum) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • pipal — s. m. Árvore morácea …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Pipal — Figuier des pagodes Pipal …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pipal — /puy peuhl, pee /, n. a fig tree, Ficus religiosa, of India, somewhat resembling the banyan. Also, peepul. [1780 90; < Hindi pipal < Skt pippala] * * * …   Universalium

  • pipal — pi•pal [[t]ˈpaɪ pəl, ˈpi [/t]] n. pln a fig tree, Ficus religiosa, of India, somewhat resembling the banyan • Etymology: 1780–90; < Hindi pīpal < Skt pippala …   From formal English to slang

  • pipal — /ˈpipəl/ (say peepuhl) noun a species of fig tree, Ficus religiosa, of India, somewhat resembling the banyan. Compare bo tree. Also, pipul, peepul. {Hindi pippal (from Sanskrit), pīpal} …   Australian English dictionary

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