a broad-leaved, Australian acacia, Acacia pycnantha, of the legume family, having short clusters of yellow flowers and yielding tanbark and a useful gum.
any similar acacia, especially A. longifolia, of Australia and Tasmania.
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How to use golden wattle in a sentence
Both sides of it were lined with thick bushes of golden wattle that shut out all view on either hand.The Lost Valley | J. M. Walsh
Mimosa is the bark of the Australian golden wattle (Acacia pycnantha), and contains from 36 % to 50 % of tannin.
The time was early December, and the golden wattle in full bloom.The Lost Valley | J. M. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for golden wattle
an Australian yellow-flowered leguminous plant, Acacia pycnantha, that yields a useful gum and bark
any of several similar and related plants, esp Acacia longifolia of Australia
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