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Definition of Wattle

Wattle
Wattle Wat"tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wattled; p. pr. & vb. n. Wattling.] 1. To bind with twigs. 2. To twist or interweave, one with another, as twigs; to form a network with; to plat; as, to wattle branches. 3. To form, by interweaving or platting twigs. The folded flocks, penned in their wattled cotes. --Milton.
Wattle
Wattle Wat"tle, n. [AS. watel, watul, watol, hurdle, covering, wattle; cf. OE. watel a bag. Cf. Wallet.] 1. A twig or flexible rod; hence, a hurdle made of such rods. And there he built with wattles from the marsh A little lonely church in days of yore. --Tennyson. 2. A rod laid on a roof to support the thatch. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A naked fleshy, and usually wrinkled and highly colored, process of the skin hanging from the chin or throat of a bird or reptile. (b) Barbel of a fish. 4. (a) The astringent bark of several Australian trees of the genus Acacia, used in tanning; -- called also wattle bark. (b) (Bot.) The trees from which the bark is obtained. See Savanna wattle, under Savanna. Wattle turkey. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Brush turkey.
Wattle
Wattle Wat"tle, n. 1. Material consisting of wattled twigs, withes, etc., used for walls, fences, and the like. ``The pailsade of wattle.' --Frances Macnab. 2. (Bot.) In Australasia, any tree of the genus Acacia; -- so called from the wattles, or hurdles, which the early settlers made of the long, pliable branches or of the split stems of the slender species.

Meaning of Wattle from wikipedia

- Wattle or wattles may refer to: Acacia, genus of plants and shrubs commonly known as wattle, especially in Australia and South Africa Black wattle, common...
- Wattle and daub is a composite building method used for making walls and buildings, in which a woven lattice of wooden strips called wattle is daubed...
- A wattle is a fleshy caruncle hanging from various parts of the head or neck in several groups of birds and mammals. A caruncle is defined as 'A small...
- 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...
- as Darwin black wattle or northern black wattle; Acacia concurrens Acacia cr****icarpa Acacia decurrens, also known as early black wattle Acacia hakeoides...
- The Red Wattle hog is a breed of domestic pig originating in the United States. It is named for its red color and distinctive wattles or t****els, and...
- Wattle is a lightweight construction material made by weaving thin branches (either whole, or more usually split) or slats between upright stakes to form...
- decurrens—Green wattle, Black wattle Acacia elata—Mountain Cedar wattle Acacia filicifolia—Fern-leaved wattle Acacia fulva—Velvet wattle Acacia glaucocarpa...
- The brown-throated wattle-eye (Platysteira cyanea), also known as the common wattle-eye or scarlet-spectacled wattle-eye, is a small, insectivorous p****erine...
- Wattle Day is a day of celebration in Australia on the first day of September each year, which is the official start of the Australian spring. This is...
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