Definition: Meaning of, acacia in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / əˈkeɪʃə;əˈkeɪsiə /

  • noun
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Singular Plural
acacia acacias
  1. a tree with small yellow or white flowers that grows in warm countries
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acacia used in phrases

  • Acacia Avenue
    1. the name of an imaginary street that people think of as a typical SUBURBAN street in the UK. It represents a place where ordinary families live in a traditional way. It is used mainly in newspapers.
  • Acacia auriculiformis (noun)
    1. australian tree that yields tanning materials
  • Acacia cambegei (noun)
    1. scrubby Australian acacia having extremely foul-smelling blossoms
  • Acacia catechu (noun)
    1. east Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu
  • Acacia dealbata (noun)
    1. evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers
  • Acacia farnesiana (noun)
    1. tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery
  • Acacia melanoxylon (noun)
    1. tall Australian acacia yielding highly valued black timber
  • Acacia pycnantha (noun)
    1. shrubby Australian tree having clusters of fragrant golden yellow flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental
  • Acacia xanthophloea (noun)
    1. african tree supposed to mark healthful regions
  • genus Acacia (noun)
    1. large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle; mimosa
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