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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A loose fitting jacket; East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks.

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  • Aiding the banyan were the creatures that lived in its forest aisles, the trappersnappers, the jack-in-the-box wiltmilts, the berrywishes, the deadly dripperlips and others.
  • They also differentiate between different kinds of trees, such as banyan, fir, mango and so on.
  • After 10 kilometers along the narrow, winding road comes what the sign was pointing to: a huge bunut tree, a kind of banyan, with a hole (bolong
  • The banyan is the true parasite. for more
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