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peepul

noun pee·pul \ˈpē-(ˌ)pəl\

Definition of peepul

  1. :  a large long-lived fig (Ficus religiosa) found from India to southeastern Asia



Variants of peepul

or

pipal

\ˈpē-(ˌ)pəl\

Origin and Etymology of peepul

Hindi & Urdu pīpal, from Sanskrit pippala


First Known Use: 1783


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