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English → English (WordNet) Definition: margosa margosa n : large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia [syn: neem, neem tree, nim tree, arishth, Azadirachta indica, Melia Azadirachta]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Margosa Margosa \Mar*go"sa\, n. [Pg. amargoso bitter.] (Bot.) A large tree of the genus Melia (Melia Azadirachta) found in India. Its bark is bitter, and used as a tonic. A valuable oil is expressed from its seeds, and a tenacious gum exudes from its trunk. The Melia Azedarach is a much more showy tree, and is cultivated in the Southern United States, where it is known as Pride of India, Pride of China, or bead tree . Various parts of the tree are considered anthelmintic. [1913 Webster] The margosa oil . . . is a most valuable balsam for wounds, having a peculiar smell which prevents the attacks of flies. --Sir S. Baker. [1913 Webster]


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