banyannoun [ C ]uk /ˈbæn.jæn/ us /ˈbæn.jæn/
Examples from literature
- A warm sea-breeze rustled through the banyan trees, with their thick, shining arch of foliage.
- Splendid banyan trees give grateful shelter to the traveller.
- The banyan is almost a colony of trees in itself, having, apparently, a dozen trunks in one.
- The banyan tree has to be seen to be understood.
- We were hiding amid the roots of a great banyan tree, and could see well.