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Definition: wattle bark
(?; 277), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? imitator. Cf.
A genus of leguminous plants, containing many species, and
including the sensitive plants (Mimosa sensitiva
Note: The term mimosa is also applied in commerce to several
kinds bark imported from Australia, and used in
tanning; -- called also wattle bark
, n. [AS. watel, watul, watol, hurdle, covering,
wattle; cf. OE. watel a bag. Cf. Wallet
1. A twig or flexible rod; hence, a hurdle made of such rods.
And there he built with wattles from the marsh
A little lonely church in days of yore. --Tennyson.
2. A rod laid on a roof to support the thatch.
(a) A naked fleshy, and usually wrinkled and highly
colored, process of the skin hanging from the chin or
throat of a bird or reptile.
(b) Barbel of a fish.
(a) The astringent bark of several Australian trees of the
, used in tanning; -- called also
5. Material consisting of wattled twigs, withes, etc., used
for walls, fences, and the like. “The pailsade of
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
6. (Bot.) In Australasia, any tree of the genus Acacia
so called from the wattles, or hurdles, which the early
settlers made of the long, pliable branches or of the
split stems of the slender species. The bark of such trees
is also called wattle. See also Savanna wattle
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Brush turkey