Definition of Sweet acacia

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet Acacia

sweet-potato ring rot
sweet-potato whitefly
sweet-scented
sweet-scented geranium
sweet-shop
sweet-smelling
sweet-talk
sweet-william
sweet FA
sweet F A
sweet Fanny Adams
sweet Jesus
sweet Mary
sweet Mary mother of God
sweet William
sweet acacia (current term)
sweet action
sweet alison
sweet almond
sweet almond oil
sweet alyssum
sweet as a nut
sweet as pie
sweet balm
sweet basil
sweet bay
sweet bells
sweet birch
sweet bread
sweet buckeye

Literary usage of Sweet acacia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The poetical works of miss Landon by Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1839)
"And by the sweet acacia porch They drank the softness of the breeze.— 0 more than lovely are love's dreams, 'Mid lights and blooms and airs like these ! ..."

2. A Boy's Adventures in the Wilds of Australia: Or, Herbert's Note-book by William Howitt (1855)
"... and in spring covered with yellow flowers that are very sweet; and we have travelled over vast extents which are overgrown with the sweet acacia, ..."

3. The Cambridge University Magazine (1840)
"Why is it that we can talk of the sweet bean, but not of the sweet pea,—of the sweet acacia, but not of the sweet almond ? The reason is because the latter ..."

4. Woman's Record: Or, Sketches of All Distinguished Women, from "the Beginning by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1853)
"Arranged with curious skill to imitate The sweet acacia's blossoms; just as live And droop those tender flowers in natural stale; And so the trembling gems ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"... Arranged with curious skill to imitate The sweet acacia's blossoms; just as live And droop those tender flowers in natural state; And so the trembling ..."

6. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"... Arranged with curious skill to imitate The sweet acacia's blossoms; just as live And droop those tender flowers in natural state; And so the trembling ..."

7. The poetical works of miss Landon by Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1839)
"And by the sweet acacia porch They drank the softness of the breeze.— 0 more than lovely are love's dreams, 'Mid lights and blooms and airs like these ! ..."

8. A Boy's Adventures in the Wilds of Australia: Or, Herbert's Note-book by William Howitt (1855)
"... and in spring covered with yellow flowers that are very sweet; and we have travelled over vast extents which are overgrown with the sweet acacia, ..."

9. The Cambridge University Magazine (1840)
"Why is it that we can talk of the sweet bean, but not of the sweet pea,—of the sweet acacia, but not of the sweet almond ? The reason is because the latter ..."

10. Woman's Record: Or, Sketches of All Distinguished Women, from "the Beginning by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1853)
"Arranged with curious skill to imitate The sweet acacia's blossoms; just as live And droop those tender flowers in natural stale; And so the trembling gems ..."

11. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"... Arranged with curious skill to imitate The sweet acacia's blossoms; just as live And droop those tender flowers in natural state; And so the trembling ..."

12. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"... Arranged with curious skill to imitate The sweet acacia's blossoms; just as live And droop those tender flowers in natural state; And so the trembling ..."

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