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Definition of the noun acacia

What does acacia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acacias

  1. any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia

Alternative definition of the noun acacia


  1. [countable] A shrub or tree of the genus Acacia, or from a species formerly classified in this genus, or believed to belong to the genus.
  2. [pharmacy, uncountable] The inspissated juice of several species of Acacia.
  3. [Australia] The wattle tree.
  4. [context: antiquities] A roll or bag, filled with dust, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. It is represented on medals.


Acacia was a multi-cultural British experimental pop band active during the mid-1990s. The band is most notable for helping to launch the subsequent musical careers of several of its members, most notably keyboard player/producer Guy Sigsworth, singer Alexander "Blackmoth" Nilere and associate vocalist Imogen Heap. Though never commercially successful, Acacia attracted a good deal of underground attention during their existence and were notable for their eclectic musical approach and for Nilere's unorthodox, polysexual image.


  1. "acacia" is a musical album of Yumi Matsutoya.
    • also known as アケイシャ
    • released on (14 years ago)
  2. "Acacia" is a musical single of Lim Hyung-joo & Oblivion Garden.
    • released on (4 years ago)


"Acacia" is a book by Marthinus Steyn.

  • also known as "Acacia: a field guide, Southern Africa: acacia interactive = Acacia: Suider-Afrika, 'n veldgids: acacia interaktief"


"Acacia" is a 2003 South Korean horror film, directed by Park Ki-hyeong and starring Shim Hye-jin and Kim Jin-geun. A rerelease in 2011 changed the title to 'Root of Evil'.


  1. Acacia is a fictional character from the TV Series Toriko.
  2. Acacia is a fictional character from the segment "Nieves: The Engkanto Slayer" of the 2008 film Shake Rattle & Roll X.
  3. Acacia is a fictional character from the anime series Allison & Lillia.

There are other characters with in their name, like Miss Acacia.


Acacia Fraternity is a social fraternity founded at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The fraternity has 35 active chapters and 3 colonies throughout Canada and the United States. Membership was originally restricted to those who had taken the Masonic obligations, but in 1988, the fraternity became international and removed its masonic restrictions.

Phrases with Acacia

Phrases starting with the word Acacia:

  1. Acacia Coa
  2. Acacia Gum
  3. Acacia koa
  4. Acacia Tit
  5. Acacia Alba
  6. Acacia Arar
  7. Acacia Asak
  8. Acacia Azak
  9. Acacia Cana
  10. Acacia Hova
  11. Acacia Laxa
  12. Acacia Nemu
  13. Acacia Rufa
  14. Acacia suma
  15. Acacia Vera
  16. Acacia Acoma
  17. Acacia Adoxa
  18. Acacia alata

Phrases ending with the word Acacia:

  1. gum acacia
  2. rose acacia

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Printed books with definitions for Acacia

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Google previewThe Edinburgh New Dispensatory ... being an improvement upon the New Dispensatory by Dr Lewis (1794)

by Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, John ROTHERAM (M.D., the Younger.)

Acacia is the inspissated juice of the unripe fruit of the same tree which produces the gum arabic. si This juice is brought to...

Acacia is a mild astringent medicine.

Google previewA Modern Herbal (1971)

The Medicinal, Culinary, Cosmetic and Economic Properties, Cultivation and Folk-lore of Herbs, Grasses, Fungi, Shrubs, & Trees with All Their Modern Scientific Uses by Maud Grieve

Gum Acacia is a demulcent and serves by the viscidity of its solution to cover and sheathe inflamed surfaces.

Gum Acacia is an ingredient of the official Pilula Ferri, Pulvis Amygdalze compositus, Pul'vis Tragacanthce compositus, all the ...

Google previewThe New Dispensatory. Containing, 1, the Elements of Pharmacy; 2, the Materia Medica; 3, Preparations ... of the new London and Edinburgh Pharmacopœas. Fourth edition. MS. notes (1799)

by William LEWIS (M.D.)

Acacia is a mild astrincht 'neJicz'ne. The' Egyptians give it in spitting gf Hand, in the quantity ofa...

Google previewHandbook of Chemicals and Safety (2010)

by T.S.S. Dikshith

Gum acacia is an ingredient of all the official Trochisci, and various syrups, pastes, and pastilles or jujubes.

Gum acacia is a mixture of saccharides and glycoproteins, is highly nutritious, and provides the properties of a glue, and a binder ...

Google previewThe New Dispensatory (1753)

Containing : I. The Theory and Practice of Pharmacy ... Intended as a Correction, and Improvement of Quincy by William Lewis

Acacia is a mild astringent medicine The Egyptians exhibit it in spitting of blood, in the quanti:y of a dram, dissolved in any...

What is usually sold for the Egyptian acacia is the inspissated juice of unripe floes : This is harder, heavier, of a darker ...

Google previewThe New Dispensatory: Containing I. The Theory and Practice of Pharmacy. II. A Distribution of Medicinal Simples ... III. A Full Translation of the London and Edinburgh Pharmacopoeias ... IV. Directions for Extemporaneous Prescription ... V. A Collection of Cheap Remedies ... The Whole Interspersed with Practical Cautions and Observations. Intended as a Correction, and Improvement of Quincy. [By William Lewis.] (1753)

by William LEWIS (M.D.), John QUINCY

Acacia is a mild astringent medicine. The Egyptians...

What ir usually sold for the Egyptian acacia is the inspissated juice of unripe sloes : This is harder, heavier, of a darker colour, and somewhat sharper taste, than the true sort. ACANTHUS ...

Google previewImaginary Maps (1995)

Three Stories by Mahasweta Devi

The acacia is the mythic tree of wish-fulfillment. Here, and in the State of Rajasthan, the acacia is the wish- ing-tree." The Sarpanch says in Gabahi, " Come, sir! You are now a god to us. You came, the rains came." — If the rains hadn't come, ...

Google previewThe New Dispensatory Containing I. The Theory and Practice of Pharmacy II. A Distribution of Medicinal Simples Etc (1753)

by [Anonymus AC09814835]

Acacia is a mild aftringent medicine. The Egyptians...

What is usually fold for the Egyptian acacia is the infpislated juice of unripe floes: This is harder, heavier, of a darker colour, and somewhat fharper tafte, than the true fort. ACANTHUS ...

Google previewGold Ore Processing (2016)

Project Development and Operations by Mike D. Adams

Consep Acacia The Consep Acacia is an upflow reactor that recognizes and works with, rather than against, the unique properties of gravity concentrates. The target of intensive cyanidation of a gravity concentrates is primarily very high ...

Google previewElixers Of Life (2013)

by Leyel

The acacia is a small shrub which grows in dry desert land.

Google previewTop 100 Exotic Food Plants (2011)

by Ernest Small

Acacia is a huge genus, ...

Google previewHandbook of Hydrocolloids (2009)

by G O Phillips, P A Williams

Introduction Gum arabic or gum Acacia is a tree gum exudate and has been an important article of commerce since ancient times. It was used by the Egyptians for embalming mummies and also for paints for hieroglyphic inscriptions.

Google previewAn Introduction to Pharmaceutical Formulation (2013)

The Commonwealth and International Library: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry by A. G. Fishburn

Compound Tragacanth Powder, commonly used in extemporaneous dispensing, contains 20 per cent of acacia. Acacia is the traditional emulsifier for fixed or volatile oils to be given by mouth.

Google previewCompendium of Herbal Plants (2006)

by H. Panda

False Acacia is a fast-growing tree andyields a hard and close- grainedwoodwhichwas once used in shipbuilding and is nowused for turned articles, wheels and floors. The generic name, Robinia, honours the French botanist Jean robin who ...

Google previewHazardous Chemicals (2013)

Safety Management and Global Regulations by T.S.S. Dikshith

Gum acacia is an ingredient of all the official Trochisci and various syrups, pastes , and pastilles or jujubes. During the time of the gum harvest, the Moors of the desert are said to live almost entirely on it, and it has been proved that 6 oz. is ...

Google previewEarth in Our Care (2009)

Ecology, Economy, and Sustainability by Chris Maser

The whistling-thorn acacia is a fair employer, however. In addition to having regular thorns, it also has modified pairs of thorns, which are joined at the base by a hollow, bulbous swelling (called a domatia) that is up to a little more than an inch ...

Google previewMinecraft Tips and tricks (75) (2014)

(PC Edition) by Justin Miller

for example Acacia is the most see through door... 41.if you want a certain color wool without dying ...

Google previewThe Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants (2009)

by United States. Department of the Army

Abal Acacia Acacia farnesiana Description: Acacia is a spreading, usually short. 15.

Google previewThe Herball Or Generall Historie of Plantes (1636)

Very Much Enlarged and Amended by Thomas Johnson Citizen and Apothecarye of London by John Gerard

The juice also is called Acacia, The Apothecaries of Germauie vfe in stead hereof the juice that. is pressed out of sides or snags',which they therefore call gaudy Gar-married. Manbialm pictureth for HEdCia the tree which the later Herbarists ...

Google previewEasy Enchantments (1999)

by Lexa Roséan

Acacia is a holy wood which was used to construct the Holy Temple in Jerusalem and still keeps sacred fires burning in India. For centuries witches have used the substance in money drawing spells. If you cannot locate a fresh mint leaf, chew ...

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Quotes about Acacia

synthesis with enhancement
distinction preservation

if they are shootin' at ya
you know that you are
doin' somethin' right, okay?

shhhh you acacia flowers
pride's before a mine
Scrub's your Street, not Wattle Drive (Douglas Scotney)
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Scrabble value of A1C3A1C3I1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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