silver wattle

silver wattle

noun
a tree, Acacia dealbata, of the legume family, native to Australia and Tasmania, having feathery, silver-gray foliage and fragrant yellow flowers.
Also called mimosa.


Origin:
1870–75

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silver wattle

noun
evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers 
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