Definition of Azadirachta indica
1. Noun. Large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia.
Group relationships: Azadirachta, Genus Azadirachta
Terms within: Neem Seed
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Azadirachta Indica
Literary usage of Azadirachta indica
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"... and a few nlms (Azadirachta indica) and///<z/.f (Ficus religiosa), are the only timber-trees found in the District. As these afford no cover, ..."
2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1866)
"Oil of the almonds of Azadirachta indica. — Yellow, of sp. gr. 0-921. Tastes bitter ; smells like ..."
3. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"Nim, BENG.,Azadirachta indica, ... Nim, HIND., MAHR., Azadirachta indica, Ad. Juss. ... TEL., Azadirachta indica, Ad. Jv.it. ..."
4. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"MM, ARAB., BESG., HIND., MAHR., PEKS. Azadirachta indica, and species of Melia. ... Azadirachta indica, ! Ad. Juss., W. if A. N NIMBAR, HIND. ..."