Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of neem.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • I'll thank ye not to call neems, me good friend, or me fingers and your nose will have to make an intimate hic-quaintance.

    The Virginians

  • I’ll thank ye not to call neems, me good friend, or me fingers and your nose will have to make an intimate hic-quaintance.

    The Virginians

  • I drove through the greenery, through the bushes and the trees and the water buffaloes lazing in muddy ponds; past the creepers and the bushes; past the paddy fields; past the coconut palms; past the bananas; past the neems and the banyans; past the wild grass with the faces of the water buffaloes peeping through.

    THE WHITE TIGER

  • More resources in case one parent dies one of mine did and every other weekend off neems to me necessary for development of a good marriage.

    We shouldn’t have to choose

  • Last month, we told you about Coca Cola's H2NO program, which was bent on teaching Olive Garden servers how to convince their customers to drink Coke instead of water -- now, it neems that they're willing to allow as how water may be good for you, so long as it's bottled by Our Friends in Atlanta.

    Boing Boing: August 19, 2001 - August 25, 2001 Archives

  • With all the neems in Africa (not to mention the new ones being planted because of the rising international enthusiasm for this tree), neem-based methods for controlling insects in grain stores are soon likely to be widely available.

    Chapter 24

  • Visitors to New Delhi cannot fail to admire the stately neems adorning the avenues, spreading from both sides a thick green canopy that shields people from the fierce sun.

    9 Reforestation

  • Because of tree planting programs of the Forestry Department and of the local people, Senegal probably has more neems than any other African country.

    9 Reforestation

  • Although the neems were weakened, many other tree species (Acacia albida, for example) were killed outright.

    2 The Reality

  • Many, if not most, of the neems now seen throughout the country result from his far-sighted efforts.

    9 Reforestation

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.