from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Bot.) An Asiatic name for
Melia Azadirachta, and Melia Azedarach. See margosa.
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- 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
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