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 Plant nameaśvattha
 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
 Search occurrencepippala, aśvattha, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 115)
aśvattha, as, m. (ttha-stha, 'under which horses stand') the holy fig tree, Ficus Religiosa, AV.; ŚBr. &c.; a vessel made of its wood, RV. i, 135, 8; x, 97, 5; the upper (or male) araṇi made of its wood, AV. vi, 11, 1; ŚBr. xi; KātyŚr.; the plant Thespesia Populneoides, L.; N. of a Nakshatra (also called Śroṇā), Pāṇ. 4-2, 5 & 22; a N. of the sun, MBh. iii, 151; (ās), m. pl., N. of a people, VarBṛS.; (ā), f. day of full moon in the month Āśvina (in which month the fruit of the Ficus Religiosa generally becomes ripe); (ī), f. the small Pippala tree, L.; (mfn.) 'relating to the Nakshatra Aśvattha,' (with muhūrta) the moment in which the moon enters that Nakshatra, Pāṇ. 4-2, 5 Sch.

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