(Thorntree, Wattle, Yellow-Fever Acacia, Umbrella Acacia, Mimosa, Sensitive Plant, Silver Wattle, Coastal Myall) This group consists of about 1,000 species that are found in tropical and subtropical regions, especially in Australia and Africa. These evergreens should not be confused with the trees and shrubs commonly known as acacia, which belon
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- any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
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A durable wood used for palings and posts. A lot of the gums in common use are obtained from varieties of the Acacia.
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Very durable, whitish-yellow wood with brown veining, also known as robinia. Acacia was used as a veneer in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, as a decorative crossbanding on 18th and early 19thC country furniture, and occasionally for chairs and small cabinet work such as boxes in the ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT of the late 19thC.
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A·ca'ci·a noun (Antiq.)
A roll or bag, filled with dust, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. It is represented on medals.
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[ Latin from Greek ...; orig. the name of a thorny tree found in Egypt; probably from the root ak
to be sharp. See Acute
A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs. Nearly 300 species are Australian or P
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Origin: L. From Gr.; orig. The name of a thorny tree found in Egypt; prob. Fr. The root ak to be sharp. See Acute. ... 1. A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs. Nearly 300 species are Australian or Polynesian, and have terete or vertically compressed leaf stalks, instead of the bipinnate leaves of the much fewer species of America, Africa, etc. Ve
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any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
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• (n.) A roll or bag, filled with dust, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. It is represented on medals. • (n.) A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs. Nearly 300 species are Australian or Polynesian, and have terete or vertically compressed leaf stalks, instead of the bipinnate leaves of the much fewer species of Amer
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any of about 800 species of trees and shrubs comprising a genus (Acacia) in the mimosa family (Mimosaceae) and native to tropical and subtropical ... [11 related articles]
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Acacia is a Greek girl name. The meaning of the name is `thorny, naive ` Where is it used? The name Acacia is mainly used In English. The name Acacia doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Acacia seems to be unique!
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-kā′shē-ă Definitions: 1. The dried gummy exudation from Acacia senegal and other species of Acacia (family Leguminosae), prepared as a mucilage and syrup; used as an emollient, demulcent excipient, and suspending agent in pharmaceuticals and foods; formerly used as a transfusion fluid. Synonyms:
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acacia (ukā'shu) , any plant of the large leguminous genus Acacia, often thorny shrubs and trees of the family Leguminosae (pulse family). Chiefly of the tropics and subtropics, they are cultivated for decorative and economic purposes. Acacias are characteristic of savanna vegetation and a...
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Acacia is a genus of plants of the family Leguminosae sub-family Mimoseae consisting of trees or shrubs with compound pinnate leaves. They grow in Africa, Arabia, Australia and the East Indies. The flowers, usually small, are arranged in spikes or globular heads at the axils of the leaves near the extremity of the branches. The corolla is bell or f
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Any of a large group of shrubs and trees that includes the thorn trees of the African savannah and the gum arabic tree (Acacia senegal
) of North Africa, and several North American species of the southwestern USA and Mexico. The hardy tree commonly known as acacia is the false acaci...
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Acacia (ə or ə), known commonly as acacia, thorntree, whistling thorn, or wattle, is a genus of shrubs and trees belonging to the subfamily Mimosoideae of the family Fabaceae, described by the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus in 1773 based on the African species Acacia nilotica. Many non-Australian species tend to be thorny, whereas the majority o
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Deciduous trees in the genus Acacia. In Africa these are thorny, with bipinnately compound leaves (each leaf is again divided into small leaflets) and small powderpuff
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a large shrub or tree with thorns found in warm regions
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