Definition of Scented wattle

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, Sweet Acacia, Sweet Wattle
Group relationships: Genus Acacia
Generic synonyms: Acacia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scented Wattle

scenographical
scenographick
scenographies
scenographs
scenography
scenopoetic
scent
scent-bottle
scent glands
scent hound
scent hounds
scent out
scented
scented fern
scented penstemon
scented wattle (current term)
scentful
scenthound
scenthounds
scenting
scentings
scentless
scentless camomile
scentless false camomile
scentless hayweed
scentless mayweed
scentlessness
scents
scepsis
scepsises

Literary usage of Scented wattle

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1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1867)
"... the Raspberry-scented Wattle, equally restricted to the south-west coast, yield fragrant and 'remarkably solid wood and a pure gum. ..."

2. Forest Culture and Eucalyptus Trees by Ellwood Cooper (1876)
"... -scented Wattle, equally restricted to the south-west coast, yield fragrant and remarkably solid wood and a pure gum. To this part of Australia was ..."

3. Adventures in Australia by William Henry Giles Kingston (1885)
"Our road lay through a lightly timbered country, and here and there patches of scrub consisting of a sweet-scented wattle. We saw pigeons in abundance, ..."

4. Forest Culture and Eucalyptus Trees by Ellwood Cooper, Ferdinand von Mueller (1876)
"... Acacia acuminata, the raspberry-scented Wattle, equally restricted to the south-west coast, yield fragrant and remarkably solid wood and a pure gum. ..."

5. Life is Life: And Other Tales and Episodes by Gwendoline Keats (1898)
"... the windlass rotted and grew green, and some one stole the bucket and hide rope; far, far below in the valley the sweet-scented wattle burst into tufted ..."

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