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1) acacia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...acacia, (ka´sh) (KEY) , any plant of the large leguminous genus Acacia, often thorny shrubs and trees of the family Leguminosae (pulse family). Chiefly of the tropics...

2) acacia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Any of various often spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia in the pea family, having alternate, bipinnately compound leaves or leaves represented by flattened...

3) sweet acacia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A thorny shrub (Acacia farnesiana) of the pea family, native to tropical and subtropical America, having bipinnately compound leaves, small flower heads, and fragrant...

4) rose acacia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A shrub (Robinia hispida) of the southeast United States, having bristly brittle branches and clusters of pale purple or rose flowers....

5) 380. Scented Leaves from a Chinese Jar by Allen Upward. The Acacia Leaves. Monroe, Harriet, ed. 1917. The New Poetry: An Anthology
... THE AGED man, when he beheld winter approaching, counted the leaves as they lapsed from the acacia trees; while his son was talking of the spring....

6) Shittim Wood. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The acacia. 1 "The scented acacia of Palestine furnished the shittim wood so much esteemed by the ancient Jews."-Bible Flowers, p. 142....

7) wattle. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...wattle, in botany: see acacia....

8) shittah. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A tree, probably a species of acacia, that was a source of a wood mentioned frequently in the Bible. Hebrew sia; akin to Arabic san, both from Egyptian snt, snty,...

9) koa. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. An acacia (Acacia koa) native to Hawaii having flowers arranged in axillary racemes and small sickle-shaped leaves. 2. The light-to-dark brown or reddish wood...

10) shittim wood. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...shittim wood, in the Bible, wood of the shittah tree, probably an acacia, from which the Ark of the Covenant and furniture of the Tabernacle were made. The Revised...

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