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A neem
 
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From Hindi नीम (nīm), from Sanskrit निम्ब (nimba).

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neem (plural neems)

  1. Azadirachta indica, a large, mostly evergreen tree from India, whose seeds yield the insecticide azadirachtin.
    • 2008, Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger, Atlantic 2009, p. 108:
      He was standing at the gate, rubbing his teeth with a twig broken from a neem tree – which is what many poor people in my country do, Mr Premier, when they want to clean their teeth.

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  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːm
  • IPA(key): /neːm/

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neem

  1. first-person singular present indicative of nemen
  2. imperative of nemen

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *neemi.

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neem (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. (geography) cape, promontory, headland

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