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 Plant namepippala
 Latin nameFicus religiosa L. - please click to view full record
 Sanskrit namepippala, aśvattha
 Hindi namepīppal, pīplī, pīpār
 Bengali nameaśvatha, aśatha, aśattha, pippal, pipul
 Tamil namearacu, acuvattam
 Malayalam namearayāl
 English namePeepal tree, Pipal, Sacred banyan tree, Sacred fig, Bo-tree, Ashwattha tree
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 627)
pippala, m. the sacred fig-tree, Ficus Religiosa (commonly called Peepal) MBh. Yājñ. Var. &c. (cf. IW. 39, 3 MWB. Yājñ. Var. &c. (cf. IW. 39, 3 MWB. 515) a kind of bird L.; a nipple L.; = niraṃśuka, or -śula L.; the sleeve of a jacket or coat W.; N. of a son of Mitra and Revati BhP.; pl. N. of a school of AV. (prob. for pippalāda); (ā) f. N. of a river VP.; (ī) f. see s.v.; (pippala) n. a berry (esp. of the Peepal tree) RV. &c. &c.; sensual enjoyment BhP.; water L.; the sleeve of a coat L.

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