Definition of Melia Azadirachta

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.

Exact synonyms: Arishth, Azadirachta Indica, Margosa, Neem, Neem Tree, Nim Tree
Group relationships: Azadirachta, Genus Azadirachta
Terms within: Neem Seed
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melia Azadirachta

Melburnians
Melchior
Melchior syndrome
Melchiors
Melchite
Melchizedek
Melchizedeks
Meleagrididae
Meleagris gallopavo
Melekeok
Meleney's gangrene
Meleney's ulcer
Meles
Meles meles
Melia
Melia Azadirachta (current term)
Melia azedarach
Melia azederach
Meliaceae
Melicocca
Melicocca bijuga
Melicocca bijugatus
Melicoccus
Melicytus
Melilotus alba
Melilotus officinalis
Melina Mercouri
Melinae
Melinda
Meliphagidae

Literary usage of Melia Azadirachta

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The timber trees, timber and fancy woods, as also, the forests of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"Nevertheless, Dr. Gibson thus notices the " Melia azadirachta," or " Neem." The garden Neem ; " our Melia sempervirens," I take to be the one here meant. ..."

2. Falconry in the Valley of the Indus by Richard Francis Burton (1852)
"The Ameer was affected, so was the crowd; each man mentally comparing Kakoo and his own picture of the melia azadirachta, detrimentally to the former. ..."

3. A Journey from Madras Through the Countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar by Francis Hamilton, East India Company (1870)
"Botanical terms in the Tamul language. that grow spontaneously are, the Melia azadirachta and the Robinia mitis; the last of which nourishes both on the ..."

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