Definition of Neem tree

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, Melia Azadirachta, Neem, Nim Tree
Group relationships: Azadirachta, Genus Azadirachta
Terms within: Neem Seed
Generic synonyms: Tree



Medical Definition of Neem tree

1. An Asiatic name for Melia Azadirachta, and M. Azedarach. See Margosa. Origin: Hind. Nim. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neem Tree

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neem tree (current term)
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Literary usage of Neem tree

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1. Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Concepts and Cases by Julian Inglis (1993)
"The neem tree Azadirachta indica is one of the most promising (Hoddy 1991). The neem tree, or Indian lilac, is a hardy and fast-growing deciduous tree which ..."

2. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque: During Four-and-twenty by Fanny Parkes Parlby (1850)
"... fragrant : any thing remarkably bitter is compared to the neem-tree ; ' ' yeh duwa ... The neem-tree will not become sweet though watered with syrup and ..."

3. The Rise of Business Corporations in India, 1851-1900 by Shyam Rungta (1970)
"business of dealings in shares and other securities was done under a neem tree, where all the brokers met. When the Bengal Chamber of Commerce acquired in ..."

4. Bhotan and the Story of the Dooar War: Including Sketches of a Three Months by David Field Rennie (1866)
"He then went out and got a branch of the neem tree, and waving it slowly up and down ... Th»- neem tree is held in high esteem by the natives of India, ..."

5. Bhotan and the Story of the Dooar War: Including Sketches of a Three Months by David Field Rennie (1866)
"He then went out and got a branch of the neem tree, and waving it slowly up and down ... Thn neem tree is held in high esteem by the natives of India, ..."

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