Neem meaning

nēm
A tall evergreen tree (Azadirachta indica) of South Asia, widely cultivated in tropical regions for its timber, resin, and aromatic seed oil, which is used medicinally and as an insecticide.
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A tall, tropical evergreen tree (Azadirachta indica) of the mahogany family, cultivated, esp. in Asia, for its wood and aromatic oil (neem oil)
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A large, mostly evergreen tree from India, Azadirachta indica, whose seeds yield the insecticide azadirachtin.
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Origin of neem

  • Hindi nīm from Sanskrit nimbaḥ

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary