Definition of neem in English:

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neem

Pronunciation: /niːm/

noun

A tropical Old World tree, which yields timber resembling mahogany, oil, medicinal products, and insecticide.
  • Azadirachta indica, family Meliaceae.
Example sentences
  • For instance, in the International Airport area, trees such as neem, tamarind, casuarina and ficus, which absorb sound extremely well, are recommended.
  • You may find some help from a product containing neem, malathion or dormant oil.
  • On one side was the semul tree, the branches of the chameli adorned the verandah, the kachnar and mango trees in front, an all-season lemon tree and of course, the neem.

Origin

Early 19th century: via Hindi from Sanskrit nimba.

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