silver wattle

noun
evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers
Syn: ↑mimosa, ↑Acacia dealbata
Hypernyms: ↑wattle
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Acacia

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noun
: any of several plants of the genus Acacia: as
a. : a shrub or small tree (Acacia dealbata) with white or silvery bark and young foliage
b. : lightwood 2a

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a tree, Acacia dealbata, of the legume family, native to Australia and Tasmania, having feathery, silver-gray foliage and fragrant yellow flowers. Also called mimosa.
[1870-75]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • silver wattle — sidabrinė akacija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mimozinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medingas augalas (Acacia dealbata), paplitęs Australijoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Acacia dealbata; Acacia decurrens var. dealbata; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • silver wattle — a tree, Acacia dealbata, of the legume family, native to Australia and Tasmania, having feathery, silver gray foliage and fragrant yellow flowers. Also called mimosa. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • silver wattle — /sɪlvə ˈwɒtl / (say silvuh wotl) noun 1. a small tree, Acacia dealbata, with somewhat silvery foliage, native to south eastern Australia but planted elsewhere, as an ornamental. 2. any of various wattles with silver foliage …   Australian English dictionary

  • silver wattle acacia — sidabrinė akacija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mimozinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medingas augalas (Acacia dealbata), paplitęs Australijoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Acacia dealbata; Acacia decurrens var. dealbata; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Queensland silver wattle — perlinė akacija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mimozinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Acacia podalyriifolia), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Acacia podalyriifolia angl. Mt. Morgan wattle; pearl acacia; Queensland silver wattle… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • queensland silver wattle — noun Usage: usually capitalized Q : a shrubby Australian wattle (Acacia podalyriifolia) with downy ash colored or silvery phyllodes and globose golden yellow heads of flowers in axillary racemes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Queensland silver wattle — noun an attractive small tree, Acacia podalyriifolia, with silvery foliage and bright yellow flowers, often planted as an ornamental …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wattle Day — is a day of celebration in, Australia of the first day of spring with the use of acacias, known by the common name wattle in Australia. A sprig of Australia s national floral emblem, the golden wattle, Acacia pycnantha is traditionally worn on… …   Wikipedia

  • green wattle acacia — sidabrinė akacija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mimozinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medingas augalas (Acacia dealbata), paplitęs Australijoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Acacia dealbata; Acacia decurrens var. dealbata; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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