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bo tree (n.)

1680s, from Sinhalese bo, from Pali bodhi, short for bodhi-taru "bo tree," literally "tree of wisdom or enlightenment" (related to Sanskrit buddhah "awakened," from PIE root *bheudh- "be aware, make aware") + taru "tree."

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Definitions of bo tree

bo tree (n.)
fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists;
Synonyms: pipal / pipal tree / pipul / peepul / sacred fig / Ficus religiosa
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