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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
as gum sudani, acacia
gum, gum acacia
gum, and by other
names, is a natural
s.l. (pronounced /əˈkeɪʃə/ or /əˈkeɪsiə/), known commonly
as mimosa, acacia
or wattle, is a polyphyletic genus
- (commonly known
as gum arabic
tree, babul, thorn
mimosa, Egyptian acacia
or thorny acacia
) is a flowering plant
tree in the family
Fabaceae. It is native...
- The Acacia Strain
is an American metalcore
from Chicopee, M****achusetts. They are currently signed
to Rise Records. In total, the group...
pycnantha, most commonly known
as the golden
wattle, is a tree of the family Fabaceae native
Australia. It grows
to a height
- Acacia Research Corporation
(NASDAQ: ACTG), founded
in 1993, is an American company based
in Irvine, California. Acacia partners license patents
- Acacia acinacea Acacia baileyana Acacia decurrens Acacia dealbata Acacia mearnsii Acacia drummondii Acacia elata Acacia falcata Acacia leprosa Acacia
are the edible seeds
from any of 120 species
of Australian Acacia
that were traditionally
used as food by Aboriginal
Australians, and eaten...
- Vac****ia tortilis, widely known
as Acacia tortilis
but now attributed
to the genus
Vac****ia, is the umbrella thorn acacia
, also known
as umbrella thorn
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