Acacia catechu

All possible synonyms of the word Acacia catechu as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Catechu, Jerusalem thorn, Acacia catechu

Definition

  • East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu

Synonyms

Hypernyms

  • acacia: any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia

Member holonyms

  • genus Acacia: large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle; mimosa

Substance meronyms

  • black catechu, catechu: extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dyeing and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails; formerly used medicinally

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