acacia definition

  • noun:
    • any one of different usually spiny trees or bushes associated with genus Acacia in the pea family members, having alternate, bipinnately mixture leaves or leaves represented by flattened leafstalks and heads or spikes of little flowers.
    • some of many leguminous flowers, including the flower acacia.
    • See gum arabic.
    • some of several associated woods, including the locust.
    • A light to moderate greenish yellow with a hint of red. acacia colour:    
    • A roll or case, filled up with dirt, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. Its represented on medals.
    • A roll or bag, filled with dirt, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of death. It's represented on medals.
    • A genus of leguminous timber. Nearly 300 species tend to be Australian or Polynesian, and have terete or vertically squeezed leaf stalks, instead of the bipinnate leaves associated with much fewer types of The united states, Africa, etc. not many are observed in temperate climates.
    • The inspissated liquid of a few types of acacia; -- called additionally gum acacia, and gum arabic.
    • A genus of shrubby or arboreous plants, all-natural order Leguminosæ, suborder Mimoseæ, locals associated with the warm elements of both hemispheres, especially of Australian Continent and Africa.
    • A plant associated with genus Acacia.
    • the most popular name of a few plants of other genera.
    • In medicine, the inspissated juice of a few types of Acacia, popularly generally gum arabic (which see, under gum). A name given by antiquaries to an object resembling a roll of cloth, observed in the arms of consuls and emperors associated with the Lower Empire as represented on medals.
    • any of different spiny woods or bushes regarding the genus Acacia

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