genus Acacia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n genus Acacia 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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Usage

In literature:

Acacias compose a genus of four hundred species, and an untold and constantly increasing number of cultivated varieties.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
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