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Definition of Acacia

Acacia

  1. A roll or bag, filled with dust, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. It is represented on medals.
  2. A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs. Nearly 300 species are Australian or Polynesian, and have terete or vertically compressed leaf stalks, instead of the bipinnate leaves of the much fewer species of America, Africa, etc. Very few are found in temperate climates.
  3. The inspissated juice of several species of acacia; -- called also gum acacia, and gum arabic.

Acacia Translations

acacia in Danish is akacie
acacia in Dutch is acacia
acacia in French is acacia
acacia in Italian is acacia
acacia in Swedish is akacia
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