[ US /əˈkeɪʃə/ ]
[ UK /ɐkˈe‍ɪʃɐ/ ]
  1. any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
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How To Use acacia In A Sentence

  • Scattered trees, mainly acacias and junipers, dot the savanna.
  • Intermingled with the Euphorbia scrub is a Zizyphus scrub that is characterized by Zizyphus nummularia with Acacia leucocephala, Acacia senegal, Anogeissus pendula, and Dicrostachys cinerea. Northwestern thorn scrub forests
  • Even the ostrich squawk as they make their way across the sandvelt to open marshlands and savannahs dotted with acacia, baobab trees and wild sage bushes.
  • On its ground floor, executive director Amy Tobin showed me some salvaged-wood tables, benches, and a lustrously smooth black-acacia countertop created by Paul Discoe, an ordained Buddhist priest whose Oakland-based company, Live Edge, utilizes lumber from urban street trees that have been cut down due to storm damage, disease, and other reasons. Anneli Rufus: Rainwater Toilets and Slag: Touring Berkeley's Greenest Building
  • The countryside had been scorched; the acacia hedges were tipped with orange.
  • On the stiff soil the trees were ironbark, box, apple, gum, and some large acacias, with long lanceolate phyllodia, and large spikes of golden coloured flowers. Narrative of an expedition undertaken for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York
  • But the most beautiful tree I have seen in Natal was an _Acacia flamboyante_. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 102, June, 1876
  • Without vaulting or trusses, Yemeni traditional architecture had to rely on the usable length of palm, acacia or tamarisk trunks for spans.
  • The developmental threshold and effective accumulative temperature of Obolodiplosis robiniae (Haldemann) , an important insect pest of Robinia pseudoacacia, were studied in the laboratory.
  • Cooler notes are provided by wisteria, musk and linen while vanilla, sandalwood and acacia warm to the pulse points.
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