stinking wattle

scrubby Australian acacia having extremely foul-smelling blossoms
Syn: ↑gidgee, ↑Acacia cambegei
Hypernyms: ↑wattle
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Acacia

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: any of various evil-smelling Australian acacias; especially : gidgee 1a

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