azedarach

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Etymology[edit]

French azédarach, from Persian آزاد درخت (âzâd deraxt), from آزاد + درخت, literally, "noble tree".

Noun[edit]

azedarach (plural azedarachs)

  1. An Asiatic tree (Melia azedarach), common in the southern United States, commonly called bead tree, chinaberry, etc.
  2. The bark of the roots of the azedarach, used as a cathartic and emetic

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