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English noun: wattle

1. wattle (body) a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards


Broader (hypernym)caruncle, caruncula

2. wattle (artifact) framework consisting of stakes interwoven with branches to form a fence

Broader (hypernym)framework

3. wattle (plant) any of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle

Broader (hypernym)acacia

Narrower (hyponym)Acacia auriculiformis, Acacia cambegei, Acacia dealbata, Acacia pycnantha, black wattle, gidgee, golden wattle, mimosa, silver wattle, stinking wattle

English verb: wattle

1. wattle (creation) build of or with wattle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)build, construct, make

Domain categorybuilding, construction

2. wattle (contact) interlace to form wattle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)enlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace, twine

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