Definition of Huisache

1. Noun. Tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery.

Exact synonyms: Acacia Farnesiana, Cassie, Flame Tree, Mimosa Bush, Scented Wattle, Sweet Acacia, Sweet Wattle
Group relationships: Genus Acacia
Generic synonyms: Acacia



Definition of Huisache

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Huisache

hugy
huh-uh
huhu
huhu beetle
huhus
hui
huia
huias
huic
huipil
huipiles
huipils
huis
huisache (current term)
huisaches
huisher
huishers
huissier
huissiers
huitain
huitains
huitfoil
huitlacoche
huitre
hujra
hujras
huke
hukes

Literary usage of Huisache

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1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The huisache grows wild in the Rio Grande Valley, and has become ... of western Texas, is less graceful than the huisache, and more often seen as a shrub. ..."

2. Literary Hearthstones of Dixie by La Salle Corbell Pickett (1912)
"Not far from the picturesque old city of San Antonio was the huisache, one of the three springs which join to form the San Antonio River. ..."

3. Literary Hearthstones of Dixie by La Salle Corbell Pickett (1912)
"Not far from the picturesque old city of San Antonio was the huisache, one of the three springs which join to form the San Antonio River. ..."

4. Mammals of the Mexican Boundary of the United States: A Descriptive by Edgar Alexander Mearns (1907)
"... 5 to S meters (15 to 25 feet) in height, growing in moist canyons on San Clemente Island, California. ACACIA FARNESIANA ( Linnaeus) Willdenow. huisache. ..."

5. Guayule (Parthenium Argentatum Gray): A Rubber-Plant of the Chihuahuan Desert by Francis Ernest Lloyd (1911)
"... and huisache are small trees with slender branches, and make but little shade. The nature of the competition between these forms and lechuguilla is more ..."

6. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1898)
"... evidently ovipositing in the huisache posts. Every time I passed the place I got a few, and sometimes half a dozen might be seen at once. ..."

7. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"ACACIA Adans. Acacia farnesiana (Linn.) Willd. huisache. RANGE. — Native in America (from Rio Grande River to northern Chile) ; Australia (northeastern ..."

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