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rose acacia

noun
1.
a small tree, Robinia hispida, of the legume family, native to the southeastern U.S., having drooping clusters of large, dark rose-colored flowers.
Origin of rose acacia
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20
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  • Patient folk—as were certainly those of the old-time gardens, tried to keep the rose acacia as a favorite.

    Old-Time Gardens Alice Morse Earle
British Dictionary definitions for rose acacia

rose acacia

noun
1.
a leguminous shrub, Robinia hispida, of the southern US, having prickly branches bearing clusters of red scentless flowers See also locust (sense 2)
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