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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

neemnim(n.)

  1. a product of the seeds of a tropical tree, Azadirachta indica, of the mahogany family, that disrupts reproduction in insects: used as an insecticide.

    Category: Pesticides

Origin of neem:

1805–15; < Indo-Aryan; cf. Bengali nim, Hindi n?b, nīb, nīm, Skt nimba-

Princeton's WordNet

  1. neem, neem tree, nim tree, margosa, arishth, Azadirachta indica, Melia Azadirachta(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

Wiktionary

  1. neem(Noun)

    a large, mostly evergreen tree from India, Azadirachta indica, whose seeds yield the insecticide azadirachtin

  2. Origin: From नीम, from निम्ब.


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point(noun)

a piece of land that projects into the sea etc

The ship came round Lizard Point.

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