Definition of neem noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//niːm//
; NAmE NAmE//niːm//
(Indian English)
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a tropical tree, which provides ingredients used in medicines and in farming, for instance to keep insects away from crops Neem oil is used as both an insecticide and a fungicide. Leaves of the neem tree are used to wipe the floors of houses.