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Wattle

Wat´tle
n.1.
1.A twig or flexible rod; hence, a hurdle made of such rods.
2.A rod laid on a roof to support the thatch.
3.(Zool.) A naked fleshy, and usually wrinkled and highly colored, process of the skin hanging from the chin or throat of a bird or reptile.
4.The astringent bark of several Australian trees of the genus Acacia, used in tanning; - called also wattle bark.
5.Material consisting of wattled twigs, withes, etc., used for walls, fences, and the like.
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, under Savanna.
Wattle turkey
(Zool.) Same as Brush turkey.
v. t.1.To bind with twigs.
2.To twist or interweave, one with another, as twigs; to form a network with; to plat; as, to wattle branches.
3.To form, by interweaving or platting twigs.
Noun1.wattle - a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards
Synonyms: lappet
2.wattle - framework consisting of stakes interwoven with branches to form a fence
Verb1.wattle - build of or with wattle
2.wattle - interlace to form wattle
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