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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 aca·cia /əˈkeʃə/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 aca·cia /əˈkeʃə/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 a·ca·cia n.; pl. E. acacias L. acaciae
 1. [capitalized] A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs.  Nearly 300 species are Australian or Polynesian, and have terete or vertically compressed leaf stalks, instead of the bipinnate leaves of the much fewer species of America, Africa, etc.  Very few are found in temperate climates.
 2. Med. The inspissated juice of several species of acacia; -- called also gum acacia, and gum arabic.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ca·ci·a n. Antiq. A roll or bag, filled with dust, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. It is represented on medals.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Heb. shittim) Ex. 25:5, R.V. probably the Acacia seyal (the
    gum-arabic tree); called the "shittah" tree (Isa. 41:19). Its
    wood is called shittim wood (Ex. 26:15,26; 25:10,13,23,28,
    etc.). This species (A. seyal) is like the hawthorn, a gnarled
    and thorny tree. It yields the gum-arabic of commerce. It is
    found in abundance in the Sinaitic peninsula.