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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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  1. Azadirachta indica

    Azadirachta indica, also known as Neem, Nimtree, and Indian Lilac is a tree in the mahogany family Meliaceae. It is one of two species in the genus Azadirachta, and is native to India and the Indian subcontinent including Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Typically growing in tropical and semi-tropical regions. Neem trees now also grow in islands in the southern part of Iran. Its fruits and seeds are the source of neem oil.


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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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