|n.||1.||(Bot.) A tree of the same genus as the common fig, and called the Indian fig (Ficus Indica), whose branches send shoots to the ground, which take root and become additional trunks, until it may be the tree covers some acres of ground and is able to shelter thousands of men.|
|Noun||1.||banyan - East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks|
|2.||banyan - a loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India|
|(company)||Banyan - A personal computer networking company, best known
for its "Vines" products for local area networks.|
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