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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·zed·a·rach, azederach n.
 1. Bot. a handsome tree (Melia azedarach) of the mahogany family, native to Northern India and China, having long clusters of fragrant purple blossoms and small ornamental but inedible yellow fruits.  It has been naturalized as a shade tree and is common in the southern United States; -- called also, chinaberry, China tree, Pride of India, Pride of China, and Bead tree.
 Syn: -- chinaberry, chinaberry tree, China tree, Persian lilac, pride-of-India, azedarach, Melia azederach, Melia azedarach
 2. Med. The bark of the roots of the azedarach, used as a cathartic and emetic.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 azederach
      n : tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and
          small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern
          United States as a shade tree [syn: chinaberry, chinaberry
          tree, China tree, Persian lilac, pride-of-India, azedarach,
           Melia azederach, Melia azedarach]