What does the word acacia mean?

Usage examples for acacia

  1. Don't you think we ought to plant an acacia? – If by Lord Dunsany [Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron]
  2. Robert walked slowly away from Acacia Cottage. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  3. On one side of the beautiful garden was another beautiful garden, separated from ours by a high wall covered with peach and pear and plum and apricot trees; on the other, accessible to us through a small door in another lower wall clothed with jasmine, clematis, convolvulus, and nasturtium, was a long, straight avenue of almond- trees, acacia, laburnum, lilac, and may, so closely planted that the ivy- grown walls on either side could scarcely be seen. – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier