Definition of peepul in English:

peepul

(also pipal)

Pronunciation /ˈpēpəl/ /ˈpipəl/

noun

another term for bo tree
‘Among the section on trees, the pipal and the banyan were regarded as sacred or even as deities themselves in both Buddhist and Hindu traditions.’
another term for bo tree
‘About 400 saplings of neem, peepul and other native breeds were planted on the roadside of the highways.’

Origin

Late 18th century via Hindi from Sanskrit pippala.

Pronunciation

peepul

/ˈpēpəl/ /ˈpipəl/