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
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Nymphs can be controlled with insecticidal soap, pyrethrum, rotenone or neem.
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Origin and Etymology of neem
Hindi & Urdu nīm, from Sanskrit nimba
First Known Use: 1813See Words from the same year
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