Definition of Melia azedarach

1. Noun. Tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melia Azedarach

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

Literary usage of Melia azedarach

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1. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1855)
"Pride of India tree, (Melia, Azedarach.) The latter, when in flower, is an object of considerable merit. It grows to about thirty or forty feet high, ..."

2. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera, Jerome Beers Thomas (1901)
"Melia azedarach, L. NOM. VULG.—Paraíso (Paradise), Sp.-Fil.; Pride of India, China Tree, Eng. USES.—The root was official in the USP, 1880, ..."

3. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"The first pair of leaves in Melia azedarach is tripartite, with cuneate, cut, ... Melia azedarach, L. (fig. 238). Fio. 238.—Melia azedarach. Half nat. size. ..."

4. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"[HE Melia azedarach, in favourable situations, of thirty or forty feet, often attains a height \vith a trunk fifteen or twenty inches in diameter ; but when ..."

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