HyperDic: acacia

English > 1 sense of the word acacia:
NOUNplantacaciaany of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
acacia > pronunciation
Soundsahkey'shah
RhymesByelorussia ... Xhosa: 16 rhymes with shah...
English > acacia: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
Member ofgenus Acacialarge genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia
Narrowercatechu, Jerusalem thorn, Acacia catechuEast Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods
fever tree, Acacia xanthophloeaAfrican tree supposed to mark healthful regions
huisache, cassie, mimosa bush, sweet wattle, sweet acacia, scented wattle, flame tree, Acacia farnesianaTropical American thorny shrub or small tree
shittah, shittah treeSource of a wood mentioned frequently in the Bible
wattleAny of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
Substancesgum arabic, gum acaciagum from an acacia tree
Spanishacacia
Catalanacacia, acàcia

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