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.
immortality of soul
Very durable, whitish-yellow wood with brown veining, also known as robinia. Acacia was used as a veneer in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, as a decorative crossbanding on 18th and early 19thC country furniture, and occasionally for chairs and small cabinet work such as boxes in the ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT of the late 19thC.
any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
Any of various chiefly tropical trees of the genus Acacia, having compound leaves and tight clusters of small yellow or white flowers.
Properly several species of trees, similar to the locust, native to Australia. In England, however the name is often applied to the American locust tree.
tree which is attached to Hiram's legend, mythical ancestor of all Freemasons, symbolises by his immortality Life's continuity.
Acacia is mostly tropical and subtropical thorny shrubs and trees. Some have a feathery foliage composed of leaflets, while others have no leaves but have flattened leaf-like stems. Acacia honey is a pale yellow with an exquisite and delicate taste. It is found mostly in China, but is also produced in California.
Light brown hardwood from Australia and Africa. In ancient times it was used by Eastern nations for religious and sacred buildings, and is still used in churches and specials architectural applications.
thorny tree with yellow or white flowers
a tree with yellow or white flowers which produces a sticky gum used in cosmetic manufacture
A dull yellow-coloured hardwood with brownish markings, occasionally used for inlay work towards the end of the 18th century. It is strong and durable.
Trees of genus Acacia similar to locust trees. Some Australian and Sandwich Islands varieties produce beautiful veneers in a wide range of colors from yellow, red and green.
The acacia tree, the blossoms of which are used for making fritters; also honey made from the blossom.