fruit of the Bilva tree, Aegle marmelos or Bengal quince, only in one stock phrase where its size is compared with sizes of smaller fruits, and where it is preceded by āmalaka SN.i.150 = AN.iv.170 (vv.ll. villa, bila, beḷu, bilāla) = Snp.p.125 (vv.ll. pillā billā, billa; T. reading after SS billi). Cp. derivations bella & beluva.

cp. Ved. bilva