Banian; native Indian trader, especially attached to European firm; Hindu trading caste who eat no meat; Indian flannel coat; sacred Indian tree, with aerial roots, covering a vast area. banyan days, days when ship's crew received no meat; any period of poor feeding.
1. Trgovački posrednik, najčešće na berzi, senzal;
2. Prenosno: politički posrednik zbog svoje vlastite koristi (grč.)
Sinonimi: banyan tree | banian | banian tree | Indian banyan | East Indian fig tree | Ficus bengalensis
East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks; SYN. banyan tree, banian, banian tree, Indian banyan, East Indian fig tree, Ficus bengalensis.
An East Indian fig tree (Ficus benghalensis) of the mulberry family with branches that send out roots which grow down to the soil and form secondary trunks.
Tropical Asian fig tree Ficus benghalensis, family Moraceae. It produces aerial roots that grow down from its spreading branches, forming supporting pillars that have the appearance of separate trunks.