a small tree, Robinia hispida, of the legume family, native to the southeastern U.S., having drooping clusters of large, dark rose-colored flowers.
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Origin of rose acacia
First recorded in 1810–20
Words nearby rose acacia
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British Dictionary definitions for rose acacia
a leguminous shrub, Robinia hispida, of the southern US, having prickly branches bearing clusters of red scentless flowersSee also locust (def. 2)
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