acacia - Wiktionary

acacia – Wiktionary

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acacia (countable and uncountable, plural acacias or acaciae)

  1. (countable) A shrub or tree of the tribe Acacieae. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.][2]
    • 1997, Kenneth M. Previous, Ian A. Hood, Zi Qing Yuan, Illnesses of Tropical Acacias in Northern Queensland, Ok. M. Previous, Su Lee See, J. Ok. Sharma (editors), Illnesses of Tropical Acacias: Proceedings of an Worldwide Workshop held at Subanjeriji (South Sumatra) 28 April – 2 Could 1996, web page 1,
      The latter species was collected solely as soon as on this survey on A. flavescens however is widespread on each tropical and temperate acacias in Australia.
  2. (uncountable, pharmacy) The thickened or dried juice of a number of species in Acacieae, particularly Vachellia nilotica (syn. Acacia nilotica), the Egyptian acacia. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.][2]
  3. A false acacia; robinia tree, Robinia pseudoacacia. [First attested in the mid 17th century.][2]
  4. (uncountable) Gum arabic; gum acacia. [First attested in the early 19th century.][2]
  5. (loosely) Any of a number of associated timber, such because the locust tree.
  6. A lightweight to reasonable greenish yellow with a touch of purple.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

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acacia (plural acacias)

  1. (historic, classical research) A roll or bag, full of mud, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. It’s represented on medals.

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  1. ^ Morris, William, ed. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1971.
  2. 2.02.12.22.3 Brown, Lesley, ed. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. fifth. Oxford: Oxford College Press, 2003.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin acacia, from Historical Greek ἀκακία (akakía). This etymology is incomplete. You may assist Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this time period.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːˈkaː.si.aː/
  • Hyphenation: aca‧cia

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acacia m (plural acacia’s, diminutive acaciaatje n)

  1. (botany) A shrub or tree of a species that belongs to the genus Acacia, is believed to belong to this genus, or as soon as belonged to the genus. In follow it would check with Robinia pseudoacacia.

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acacia m (plural acacias)

  1. acacia

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin acācia, from Historical Greek ἀκακία (akakía, shittah tree), from ἀκή (akḗ, level). Doublet of gaggia.

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  • IPA(key): /aˈka.t͡ʃa/
  • Hyphenation: a‧cà‧cia

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acacia f (plural acacie)

  1. acacia (shrub or tree of the tribe Acacieae), significantly:
    • 1567, Ricettario fiorentino [Florentine Cookbook]‎[1], web page 13:

      L’Acacia (ſecõdo Dioſcoride) è vn’arbuſcello d’Egitto, ſpinoſo, di rami folto, il quale non creſce in alto, e fa i fiori bianchi

      The acacia (in response to Dioscorides) is an Egyptian sapling, thorny, with many branches, that doesn’t develop in top, and makes white flowers
    1. silver wattle (Acacia dealbata)
    2. Mount Morgan wattle (Acacia podalyriifolia)
  2. candy acacia (Vachellia farnesiana)
    Synonym: gaggia
  3. black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
    Synonym: robinia

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  • acacia in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology[edit]

From Historical Greek ἀκακία (akakía), from ἀκή (akḗ, level).

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acacia f (genitive acaciae); first declension

  1. the gum arabic tree (Vachellia nilotica, syn. Acacia nilotica).
  2. the juice or gum of this plant.

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First-declension noun.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin acacia or French acacia.

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acacia

  1. shrubs or timber of the genus Acacia

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin acacia, from Historical Greek ἀκακία (akakía) “a thorny Egyptian tree”, from ἀκή (akḗ) “level, thorn”.

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acacia f (plural acacias)

  1. acacia

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