Wattle

Noun

  • A wrinkled fold of skin, sometimes brightly coloured, hanging from the neck of birds (such as chicken and turkey) and some lizards.
  • Loose hanging skin in the neck of a person.
  • A single twig or rod laid on a roof to support the thatch.
  • A decorative fleshy appendage on the neck of a goat.
  • A construction of branches and twigs woven together to form a wall, barrier, fence, or roof.
  • A barbel of a fish.
  • Any of several Australian trees and shrubs of the genus Acacia, or their bark, used in tanning.

Verb

  • (transitive) To construct a wattle, or make a construction of wattles.

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