Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: banian  ban-yun
  1. East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks
    - banyan, banyan tree, banian tree, Indian banyan, East Indian fig tree, Ficus bengalensis
  2. A loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India
    - banyan

Derived forms: banians

Type of: fig tree, jacket

Encyclopedia: Banian, Iran