[pee-puh l] /ˈpi pəl/
an Indian moraceous tree, Ficus religiosa, resembling the banyan: regarded as sacred by Buddhists Also called bo tree
[peer] /pɪər/ noun 1. a person of the same legal status: a jury of one’s peers. 2. a person who is equal to another in abilities, qualifications, age, background, and social status. 3. something of equal worth or quality: a sky-scraper without peer. 4. a nobleman. 5. a member of any of the five degrees […]
[peer-ij] /ˈpɪər ɪdʒ/ noun 1. the body of peers of a country or state. 2. the rank or dignity of a peer. 3. a book listing the peers and giving their genealogies. /ˈpɪərɪdʒ/ noun 1. the whole body of peers; aristocracy 2. the position, rank, or title of a peer 3. (esp in the British […]
[peers] /pɪərs/ noun 1. Jan (Jacob Pincus Perelmuth) 1904–84, U.S. opera singer.
[peer-is] /ˈpɪər ɪs/ noun 1. the wife or widow of a . 2. a woman having in her own right the rank of a . /ˈpɪərɪs/ noun 1. the wife or widow of a peer 2. a woman holding the rank of a peer in her own right