Definition of Silver wattle

1. Noun. Evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Acacia Dealbata, Mimosa
Group relationships: Genus Acacia
Generic synonyms: Wattle



Lexicographical Neighbors of Silver Wattle

silver staining
silver standard
silver storm
silver storms
silver sulfadiazine
silver sulfide
silver surfer
silver surfers
silver thatch
silver thaw
silver top
silver tree
silver tree fern
silver trevally
silver vine
silver wattle (current term)
silver wedding
silver wedding anniversary
silver whiting
silver willow
silverback
silverbacked
silverbacking
silverbacks
silverbeet
silverbeets
silverbell
silverbell tree
silverbells
silverberries

Literary usage of Silver wattle

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

1. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"47 Cask of malt. TOOTH, E., Bagdad. PATTERSON, —, Liner-pool Street, Hobart Town. 48 Cask of small malt. Cask made of silver wattle, wattle hoops. ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"silver wattle, owing to the whiteness of the trunk, and the silvery or ashy hue of its ... 23 : "The black and silver Wattle (the Mimosa} are trees used in ..."

3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"MA juniperina, Willd. Silver W.— A. dealbata, Link. silver wattle, owing to the whiteness of the trunk, and the silvery or ashy hue of its young foliage. ..."

4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1868)
"... silver wattle, and Stringy Bark—may be grown in Otago; and the result generally of these experiments, on the small scale, are most encouraging as ..."

5. Wattles and Wattle-barks: Being Hints on the Conservation and Cultivation of by Joseph Henry Maiden (1906)
"silver wattle " bark may be assumed to contain about 25 per cent. of tannic acid in the best samples. In Tasmania the destruction of these trees has often ..."

6. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of by Great Exhibition (1851)
"Cask made of silver wattle, with hoops of young wattle. BROWN- & Co., If etc Wharf. 45 White wheat, in a cask of Huron pine, hooped with black wattle ..."

7. The Indian Forester (1879)
"For tanning purposes the silver wattle is generally discarded. The black wattle is of vigorous and robust habit, and for commercial purposes is ..."

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