neem

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neem

noun \ˈnēm\

Definition of NEEM

:  a large tropical Asian tree (Azadirachta indica) of the mahogany family having a bitter bark used as a tonic and leaves and seeds that have insecticidal and antiseptic properties and yield a medicinal aromatic oil

Origin of NEEM

Hindi & Urdu nīm, from Sanskrit nimba
First Known Use: 1813

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