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Definition of Acacias

Acacias
Acacia 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.
acacia
Locust 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 locust. Water locust tree (Bot.), a small swamp tree (Gleditschia monosperma), of the Southern United States.
Acacia
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.
Acacia
Acacia 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 Acacias from wikipedia

- Acacia, commonly known as the wattles or acacias, is a large genus of shrubs and trees in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the pea family Fabaceae. Initially...
- 'prime time' la serie 'Acacias 38', su gran apuesta para las sobremesas". RTVE. http://www.rtve.es/television/20160218/acacias-38-recibe-nuevos-vecin...
- Acacias is a town and muni****lity in the Meta Department, Colombia. "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2012-05-15....
- 1999 Acacia cyanophylla lindl as supplementary feed/for small stock in Libya Description of Acacia Morphology Nitrogen Fixation in Acacias Acacias with...
- Russian for acacia, a Soviet 152.4 mm self-propelled artillery Acacías, a town and muni****lity of Meta Department, Colombia Las Acacias (Madrid), a ward...
- “Toxic amines and alkaloids from Acacia berlandieri.” Phytochemistry 46(2):249-254. Ask Dr. Shulgin Online: Acacias and Natural Amphetamine Ghosal, S...
- Gum arabic, also known as acacia gum, arabic gum, gum acacia, acacia, Senegal gum and Indian gum, and by other names, is a natural gum consisting of the...
- Las Acacias may refer to: Las Acacias, Montevideo Las Acacias (Madrid) Las Acacias (Málaga) [es], a district of Málaga, Spain Las Acacias (film), a 2011...
- Daniel J.; Miller, Joseph T. H.; Ladiges, Pauline Y. (1991). "Bipinnate acacias (Acacia subg. Phyllodineae sect. Botrycephalae) of eastern Australia are polyphyletic...
- Botanical Nomenclature: Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 413–420 WATTLE Acacias of Australia Lucid Web Player (multi-access key for identifying Australian Acacias)...
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