Neem tree
Neem tree Neem" tree` [Hind. n[=i]m.] (Bot.) An Asiatic name for {Melia Azadirachta}, and {Melia Azedarach}. See {Margosa}. [1913 Webster]

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  • neem tree — 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 • Syn: ↑neem, ↑nim tree, ↑margosa, ↑arishth, ↑Azadirachta indica, ↑Melia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • neem tree — /ˈnim tri/ (say neem tree) noun a large tree of India, Melia azadirachta, which exudes a sticky gum, the tree s bark being used in a tonic and the fruit and seeds crushed to yield an aromatic oil which is used as an insect repellent. {Hindi nīm + …   Australian English dictionary

  • Neem oil — Neem Expeller Oil Neem oil is a vegetable oil pressed from the fruits and seeds of the neem (Azadirachta indica), an evergreen tree which is endemic to the Indian subcontinent and has been introduced to many other areas in the tropics. It is,… …   Wikipedia

  • Neem cake — organic manure flakes Neem cake organic manure is the by product obtained in the process of cold pressing of Neem tree fruits and kernels, and the solvent extraction process for neem oil cake. It is a potential source of organic manure under the… …   Wikipedia

  • neem — /neem/ 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. 2. Also called neem tree, nim tree, margosa. the tree itself. [1805 15; < Hindi nim <… …   Universalium

  • Neem Gum — is a natural extracted from Neem Tree by induced or natural injury. Neem Gum is clear, bright and amber coloured material non bitter in taste and is soluble in cold water. It is used as a bulking agent and for the preparation of special purpose… …   Wikipedia

  • Neem — Taxobox name = Azadirachta indica image width = 240px image caption = Azadirachta indica regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta ordo = Sapindales familia = Meliaceae genus = Azadirachta species = A. indica binomial = Azadirachta indica binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Neem — Niembaum Niembaum (Azadirachta indica) Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • neem seed — noun seed of neem trees; source of pesticides and fertilizer and medicinal products • Hypernyms: ↑seed • Part Holonyms: ↑neem, ↑neem tree, ↑nim tree, ↑margosa, ↑arishth, ↑Azadirachta indica, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • neem — 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 • Syn: ↑neem tree, ↑nim tree, ↑margosa, ↑arishth, ↑Azadirachta indica,… …   Useful english dictionary

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