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Definition of the noun acacia
What does acacia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acacias
- any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- more generic word: tree = a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
- more specific terms:
- shittah tree / shittah = source of a wood mentioned frequently in the Bible
- wattle = any of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle
- Jerusalem thorn / Acacia catechu / catechu = East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods
- Acacia farnesiana / scented wattle / sweet acacia / sweet wattle / mimosa bush / flame tree / huisache / cassie = tropical American thorny shrub or small tree
- Acacia xanthophloea / fever tree = African tree supposed to mark healthful regions
- member of: genus Acacia = large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle
- substance: gum acacia / gum arabic = gum from an acacia tree
Alternative definition of the noun acacia
- [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.
- [pharmacy, uncountable] The inspissated juice of several species of Acacia.
- [Australia] The wattle tree.
- [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.
- "acacia" is a musical album of Yumi Matsutoya.
- also known as アケイシャ
- released on (14 years ago)
- "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'.
- also known as Root of Evil
- country: South Korea
- language: Korean Language
- director: Park Ki-hyung
- genres: Horror, World cinema, East Asian cinema
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (12 years ago)
- Acacia is a fictional character from the TV Series Toriko.
- Acacia is a fictional character from the segment "Nieves: The Engkanto Slayer" of the 2008 film Shake Rattle & Roll X.
- 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.
- official website: www.acacia.org
Phrases with Acacia
Phrases starting with the word Acacia:
- Acacia Coa
- Acacia Gum
- Acacia koa
- Acacia Tit
- Acacia Alba
- Acacia Arar
- Acacia Asak
- Acacia Azak
- Acacia Cana
- Acacia Hova
- Acacia Nemu
- Acacia Rufa
- Acacia suma
- Acacia Vera
- Acacia Acoma
- Acacia Adoxa
- Acacia alata
- Acacia Amara
Phrases ending with the word Acacia:
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Printed books with definitions for Acacia
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The 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.
A 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 ...
The 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...
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 ...
The 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 ...
The 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 ...
Imaginary 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, ...
The 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 ...
Gold 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 ...
Elixers Of Life (2013)
The acacia is a small shrub which grows in dry desert land.
Top 100 Exotic Food Plants (2011)
by Ernest Small
Acacia is a huge genus, ...
Handbook 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.
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.
Compendium 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 ...
Hazardous 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 ...
Earth 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 ...
(PC Edition) by Justin Miller
for example Acacia is the most see through door... 41.if you want a certain color wool without dying ...
by United States. Department of the Army
Abal Acacia Acacia farnesiana Description: Acacia is a spreading, usually short. 15.
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 ...
Easy 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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Pleasantly smelling acacia tree in front of the Goethe Institute.
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Acacia tree, Lake Mburo National Park
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Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
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- Acacia Path
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- Acacia Seeds
Seed pods from a local acacia tree
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- Acacia Seeds and Pods
Nikon D200 Micro-Nikkor 55mm 1:3.5 Plus TC-200 Teleconverter 1/100 sec - f/32 - ISO 200 Built-in speedlight
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- Acacia Abstract
Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
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- Acacia Pods
Nikon D200 Micro-Nikkor 55mm 1:3.5 plus TC-200 Teleconverter 1/125/sec - f/16 - ISO 200 Built-in Speedlight
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Pentax 12-24mm f4
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- Silly Acacia
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- Acacia Seeds opening
Seed pods from a local acacia tree
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- Fried Acacia
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- Smiley Acacia
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Video language resources about Acacia
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- Acacia Meaning
Video shows what acacia means. A shrub or tree of the genus Acacia, or from a species formerly classified in this genus, or believed to belong to the genus.
- Gum acacia Meaning
Video shows what gum acacia means. gum arabic. Gum acacia Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say gum acacia. Powered by ...
- Acacia flower and acacia flower meaning
Acacia flower and acacia flower meaning You will uncover that the Acacia bloom is an extraordinary blossom that emerges as being wonderful. Provided that ...
- New sculpture revealed in Acacia Park has deeper meaning
The idea started with a painting: an oddly proportioned duck that Bill Mahaffey's son, Alan, painted when he was 6 years old.
- Acacia Coyac - Body Language Workshop
Acacia Coyac presentation at IEEE-IST STEP Event at IST - Taguspark about Body Language and its power in non-spoken language. Some important advices ...
- Acacia And Freemasonry From The Complete Dictionary of Symbols
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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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