In every direction there were wide skies, gold grass hills and acacia trees.
We saw a small group of women and children under an acacia tree and my friend and I walked toward them.
Beyond the river, caramel plains rolled away to the distant horizon, spotted with acacia trees and slow-moving giraffe.
The basic acacia model, equipped with seven branches that have a combined capacity of 1.4 kilowatts, costs $100,000.
Death lurked for her, there outside in the dark, from behind the acacia tree!
No. 31562, which was obtained in a yucca and acacia association, had little fat.
Fruits of various species of acacia are in profusion; and, although less decidedly tropical, imply a warm climate.
The leaf-movements of the acacia, the sensitive plant, etc., are well known.
The perfume from the recently burnt bushes of acacia pendula was most fragrant, and, to me, quite new.
This was supplied, however, in abundance from the groves of acacia, near which we passed.
1540s, from Latin acacia, from Greek akakia "thorny Egyptian tree," perhaps related to Greek ake "point, thorn," from PIE root *ak- "sharp" (see acrid). Or perhaps a Hellenization of some Egyptian word. From late 14c. in English as the name of a type of gum used as an astringent, etc.
(Heb. shittim) Ex. 25:5, R.V. probably the Acacia seyal (the gum-arabic tree); called the "shittah" tree (Isa. 41:19). Its wood is called shittim wood (Ex. 26:15,26; 25:10,13,23,28, etc.). This species (A. seyal) is like the hawthorn, a gnarled and thorny tree. It yields the gum-arabic of commerce. It is found in abundance in the Sinaitic peninsula.