peepul

noun
pee·​pul | \ ˈpē-(ˌ)pəl \
variants: or

Definition of peepul

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

called also sacred fig

First Known Use of peepul

1783, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for peepul

Hindi & Urdu pīpal, from Sanskrit pippala

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