Definition of Azedarach

1. Noun. Tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree.




Definition of Azedarach

1. n. A handsome Asiatic tree (Melia azedarach), common in the southern United States; -- called also, Pride of India, Pride of China, and Bead tree.

Definition of Azedarach

1. Noun. An Asiatic tree (''Melia azedarach''), common in the southern United States ¹

2. Noun. The bark of the roots of the azedarach, used as a cathartic and emetic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Azedarach

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Medical Definition of Azedarach

1. 1. A handsome Asiatic tree (Melia azedarach), common in the southern United States; called also, Pride of India, Pride of China, and Bead tree. 2. The bark of the roots of the azedarach, used as a cathartic and emetic. Origin: F. Azedarac, Sp. Acederaque, Pers. Azaddirakht noble tree. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Azedarach

azaspirans
azaspirodecanedione
azaspirodecanediones
azastannatrane
azastannatranes
azasteroids
azasugar
azasugars
azatadine
azatadine maleate
azathioprine
azathioprines
azatricyclo
azauridine
azbuka
azedarach (current term)
azedarachs
azederach
azelaic
azelaic acid
azelastine
azene
azenes
azeotrope
azeotropes
azeotropic
azeotropic mixture
azeotropically
azeotropies
azeotroping

Literary usage of Azedarach

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1. A Guide to therapeutics and materia medica by Robert Farquharson (1877)
"The bark of the root of Melia azedarach, US Secondary. The bead-tree, or Pride of China, is largely used in the Southern States as an anthelmintic, ..."

2. Materia Medica: For the Use of Students by John Barclay Biddle (1874)
"This is the BARK of the ROOT of Melia azedarach, or Pride of China (Nat. Ord. Meliaceae), an Asiatic tree, cultivated extensively as an ornamental tree in ..."

3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1855)
"Pride of India tree, (Melia, azedarach.) The latter, when in flower, is an object of considerable merit. It grows to about thirty or forty feet high, ..."

4. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera (1901)
"Melia azedarach, L. NOM. VULG.—Paraíso (Paradise), Sp.-Fil.; Pride of India, China Tree, Eng. USES.—The root was official in the USP, 1880, ..."

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