Definition of Melia azederach

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 Azederach

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

Literary usage of Melia azederach

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

1. The Indian Forester (1883)
"1770 Aleurites triloba, in situ (patches), ... ... 1000 Melia azederach, ... ... ... 1000 Persea sp., . ..."

2. The Antananarvio Annual and Madagascar Magazine (1875)
"If it is the Melia azederach it belongs originally to Persia and Syria. It is a tree that has been naturalized in various parts of the world, ..."

3. An Analytical Compendium of the Various Branches of Medical Science: For the by John Neill, Francis Gurney Smith (1861)
"... US) — Bark of the root of the Melia azederach, a beautiful tree, growing in the Southern States. The bark is most powerful in the fresh state; taste, ..."

4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1881)
"... currant, and Melia (Melia azederach) in California; oleander in Utah ; English ivy in a conservatory at Ithaca, NT; ivy and "China tree1" from Dr. II. ..."

5. The Medical Formulary by Henry Beasley (1856)
"Fresh root-bark of poison-berry tree (Melia azederach) 3iv, water Oij ; boil to Oj. Anthelmintic. Pose, f 3 ss every 2 or 3 hours until it produces sickness ..."

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