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azedarach

[uh-zed-uh-rak] /əˈzɛd əˌræk/
noun
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Neo-Latin < French azédaracPersian āzād dirakht noble tree
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azedarach

/əˈzɛdəˌræk/
noun
1.
the astringent bark of the chinaberry tree, formerly used as an emetic and cathartic
2.
another name for chinaberry (sense 1)
Word Origin
C18: from French azédarac, from Persian āzād dirakht, from āzād free, noble + dirakht tree
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