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- n. An Asiatic tree (Melia azedarach), common in the southern United States, commonly called bead tree, chinaberry, etc.
- n. The bark of the roots of the azedarach, used as a cathartic and emetic
French azédarach, from Persian آزاد درخت, from آزاد + درخت, literally, "noble tree". (Wiktionary)