nim tree


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Noun1.nim tree - 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
Azadirachta, genus Azadirachta - genus of large important East Indian trees: neem trees
neem seed - seed of neem trees; source of pesticides and fertilizer and medicinal products
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Leaves of the nim tree, dried and burned, drive away mosquitoes.