Definition of Wattle

1. Noun. A fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards.

Exact synonyms: Lappet
Generic synonyms: Caruncle, Caruncula



2. Verb. Build of or with wattle.
Category relationships: Building, Construction
Generic synonyms: Build, Construct, Make

3. Noun. Framework consisting of stakes interwoven with branches to form a fence.
Generic synonyms: Framework

4. Verb. Interlace to form wattle.
Generic synonyms: Enlace, Entwine, Interlace, Intertwine, Lace, Twine

5. Noun. Any of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle.

Definition of Wattle

1. n. A twig or flexible rod; hence, a hurdle made of such rods.

2. v. t. To bind with twigs.

3. n. Material consisting of wattled twigs, withes, etc., used for walls, fences, and the like.

4. n. A twig or flexible rod; hence, a hurdle made of such rods.

5. v. t. To bind with twigs.

6. n. Material consisting of wattled twigs, withes, etc., used for walls, fences, and the like.

Definition of Wattle

1. Noun. A construction of branches and twigs woven together to form a wall, barrier, fence, or roof. ¹

2. Noun. A wrinkled fold of skin, sometimes brightly coloured, hanging from the neck of birds (such as chicken and turkey) and some lizards. ¹

3. Noun. A decorative fleshy appendage on the neck of a goat. ¹

4. Noun. Loose hanging skin in the neck of a person. ¹

5. Noun. Any of several Australian trees and shrubs of the genus ''Acacia''. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To construct a wattle, or make a construction of wattles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wattle

1. to weave into a network [v -TLED, -TLING, -TLES]

Medical Definition of Wattle

1. 1. A twig or flexible rod; hence, a hurdle made of such rods. "And there he built with wattles from the marsh A little lonely church in days of yore." (Tennyson) 2. A rod laid on a roof to support the thatch. 3. A naked fleshy, and usually wrinkled and highly coloured, process of the skin hanging from the chin or throat of a bird or reptile. Barbel of a fish. 4. The astringent bark of several Australian trees of the genus Acacia, used in tanning. Synonym: wattle bark. The trees from which the bark is obtained. See Savanna wattle, under Savanna. Wattle turkey. Same as Brush turkey. Origin: AS. Watel, watul, watol, hurdle, covering, wattle; cf. OE. Watel a bag. Cf. Wallet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wattle

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watt-hour
watt-hour meter
watt-hour meters
watt second
wattage
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wattape
wattapes
watter
wattersite
wattest
wattevillite
watthour
watthours
wattle (current term)
wattle-and-daub
wattle and daub
wattlebird
wattlebirds
wattled
wattles
wattleseed
wattless
wattling
wattlings
wattmeter
wattmeters
wattshode
watusied

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