Ficus religiosa

Definitions of Ficus religiosa
  1. noun
    fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists
    synonyms: bo tree, peepul, pipal, pipal tree, pipul, sacred fig
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    type of:
    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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