Definition of acacia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈkeɪʃə//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkeɪʃə//
(also acacia tree) Plants
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a tree with yellow or white flowers. There are several types of acacia tree, some of which produce a sticky liquid used in making glue. See related entries: Plants Word Originlate Middle English: via Latin from Greek akakia.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: acacia