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Definition: Acacia vera
, a. [L. Aegyptius, Gr. ?, fr. ? (L.
Aegyptus) Egypt: cf. F. ['e]gyptien. Cf. Gypsy
Pertaining to Egypt, in Africa.
(a) The beanlike fruit of an aquatic plant (Nelumbium speciosum
), somewhat resembling the water lily.
(b) See under Bean
. See Illust. (No. 6) of Cross
(Bot.), a medium-sized tree (Acacia vera
It is one of the chief sources of the best gum arabic.