What does the word banian mean?

Usage examples for banian

  1. Yes, I see; but oh, I was so happy being a garden flower with the sunshine on my head, and I can't seem to care the least little bit for being a banian- tree! – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  2. " I am going to be a banian- tree, if you please," answered Polly. – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  3. To this banian all the Company's servants are made subject; they are bound to obey all his orders, and those of his committee. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
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