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Definition of Acacia
acaciaLocust tree Lo"cust tree` [Etymol. uncertain.] (Bot.)
A large North American tree of the genus Robinia (R.
Pseudacacia), producing large slender racemes of white,
fragrant, papilionaceous flowers, and often cultivated as an
ornamental tree. In England it is called acacia.
Note: The name is also applied to other trees of different
genera, especially to those of the genus Hymen[ae]a,
of which H. Courbaril is a lofty, spreading tree of
South America; also to the carob tree (Ceratonia
siliqua), a tree growing in the Mediterranean region.
Honey locust tree (Bot.), a tree of the genus Gleditschia
) G. triacanthus), having pinnate leaves and strong
branching thorns; -- so called from a sweet pulp found
between the seeds in the pods. Called also simply honey
Water locust tree (Bot.), a small swamp tree (Gleditschia
monosperma), of the Southern United States.
Acacia A*ca"ci*a, n. (Antiq.)
A roll or bag, filled with dust, borne by Byzantine emperors,
as a memento of mortality. It is represented on medals.
AcaciaAcacia A*ca"cia, n.; pl. E. Acacias, L. Acaci[ae]. [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. Very few are found in temperate climates.
2. (Med.) The inspissated juice of several species of acacia;
-- called also gum acacia, and gum arabic.
Meaning of Acacia from wikipedia
, commonly known
as the wattles
, is a large genus
in the subfamily Mimosoideae
of the pea family
- Gum arabic, also known
gum, gum acacia
gum and Indian
gum, and by other
names, is a natural
- aprepta Acacia aprica Acacia aptaneura Acacia arcuatilis Acacia areolata Acacia argyraea Acacia arida Acacia armitii Acacia atkinsiana Acacia atopa Acacia
- (commonly known
as gum arabic
tree, babul, thorn
mimosa, Egyptian acacia
or thorny acacia
) is a tree in the family
Fabaceae. It is native
to Africa, the...
s.l. (/əˈkeɪʃə/ or /əˈkeɪsiə/), known commonly
as mimosa, acacia
or wattle, is a polyphyletic genus
and trees belonging
- Acacia acinacea Acacia baileyana Acacia decurrens Acacia dealbata Acacia mearnsii Acacia drummondii Acacia elata Acacia falcata Acacia leprosa Acacia
- Another common
name is false acacia
, a literal translation
of the specific
name (pseudo meaning
fake or false
and acacia referring
to the genus
senegal) is a small thorny deciduous
tree from the genus
by several common
, Gum arabic...
- Acacia sensu
may also refer
(band), a British
pop band from the 1990s Acacia
(film), a 2003 South Korean horror
- The Acacia Strain
is an American deathcore
band from Chicopee, M****achusetts, formed
in 2001. The band has gone through several lineup changes
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