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

Derived forms: banyans

Type of: fig tree, jacket

Encyclopedia: Banyan, Victoria