black wattle

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noun

a tree, Acacia mearnsii, native to Australia and Tasmania, having bark used in tanning.

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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


British Dictionary definitions for black wattle

black wattle

noun

a small Australian acacia tree, A. mearnsii, with yellow flowers
a tall Australian shrub, Callicoma serratifolia
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