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Synonyms for banian

East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks

a loose fitting jacket


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There was always respect between the Banian community and the Emiratis.
Nia, chief executive officer, Banian FZCO, said Serenia Residences is the latest premium development from Palma Development, whose vision and mission it is to introduce the ultimate lifestyle residential projects for Dubai.
Workers of Banian Refinery gathered at the company to stress full support to the presidential elections and the Army personnels' fight to uproot terrorism targeting the country.
Fenghuo xia di Shanghai: Shili yangchang di banian kangzhan [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Shanghai under fire: the International Settlement during the Eight-year War of Resistance).
and the man or woman who would have remained a sunny garden flower, with no room for its roots and too much sunshine for its head, by the falling of the walls and the neglect of the gardener, is made the banian [sic] of the forest, yielding shade and fruit to wide neighborhoods of men" (CW 2.
When I reached Kerala House, I found the banian and dhoticlad chief minister sitting on an 'easy chair' in the middle of the room, right under the fan.
Chushi Sulian banian (Eight Years of Serving as Envoy in the Soviet Union).
Eades (2000) studied the Hieroglyphus banian and found that basal and apical valves of the penis are connected by a flexure.
Travelers will next drive to the Duong Lam ancient village, then start biking to explore the Red River Delta, with its village gates, banian trees, temples, communal houses, pagodas, and ancient homes that are more than 300-400 years old.
Come summer, and I find myself stripped down to shorts and that inescapably Indian garment, the banian, toiling over breakfast and dinner (lunch?
Andrew Doyle took a crashing fall at Fairyhouse on Wednesday, but was cleared to ride yesterday and will be on Lingstown winner Banian for brother Gordon in the open.
93) Varela, Luis, Visto y sonado: Yoshi-san la musme, La esfera prodigiosa, El hijo del Banian, Dyusandir y Ganitriya, Madrid: Tip.
33) Boisson claimed Banian sold quilts that resembled two of her quilt
In order to record the prey-capture efficiency of web weaving spiders, we used four experimental prey types that are major rice insect pests in the study area: adults of whitebacked planthoppers Sogatella furcifera (Horvath), leaf rollers Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Guenee), white stem borers Scripophaga innotata (Walker), and nymphs of grasshoppers Hieroglyphus banian (Fabricius).