wattle


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

wattle,

in botany: see acaciaacacia
, any plant of the large leguminous genus Acacia, often thorny shrubs and trees of the family Leguminosae (pulse family). Chiefly of the tropics and subtropics, they are cultivated for decorative and economic purposes.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

wattle

A framework of interwoven rods, poles, or branches.

wattle

1. a loose fold of skin, often brightly coloured, hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds, lizards, etc.
2. any of various chiefly Australian acacia trees having spikes of small brightly coloured flowers and flexible branches, which were used by early settlers for making fences
3. a southern African caesalpinaceous tree, Peltophorum africanum, with yellow flowers
References in periodicals archive ?
Antibody titers, growth, reproductive traits, wattle length, width and area
A wattle or wooden trackway was made by people using branches or sticks or logs to go across wet ground to stop them sinking.
If players have to kill the Wattle Gobbler they have to do it in a cooperative fashion and must first use poison to weaken it.
Fine gold production for Wattle Dam in the September 2012 quarter was 7,714 ounces of gold.
The company currently represents B Cellars and Wattle Creek in California, Vina Casa Silva of Chile and Bodegas Casa Primicia from the Rioja region in Spain.
The Red Wattle hog is listed on the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC) Conservation Priority List as being critically endangered, meaning there are fewer than 200 annual registrations in the U.
walls are of wattle and daub and the linen re-Satin in gold and neutral shades has been used to similar effect in the master bedroom which boasts exposed ceiling and wall beams.
From carpentry and wattle and daub, to thatching and lime-washing, the activities are a bit of fun for anyone wanting to get hands-on and help us finish the privy.
Known to some as Tasmanian blackwood or black wattle, Australian blackwood grows fast and tall.
Strangely, Wattle has been claiming in media interviews that embedded journalists did not and have not been "telling the stories" of the troops.
The hospital, founded in 1897, began as a 12-bed grass thatched mud and wattle unit that provided dental services.
Mr Roberts's home is among 200 in Claypit Lane and Wattle Road, Greets Green, earmarked wanted to make way for new properties under a regeneration scheme.