- a tree, Acacia mearnsii, native to Australia and Tasmania, having bark used in tanning.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for black wattle
The manch is another tree also common to the two colonies; so is the black-wattle.The Bushman
Edward Wilson Landor
- a small Australian acacia tree, A. mearnsii, with yellow flowers
- a tall Australian shrub, Callicoma serratifolia