rose acacia Word Origin noun
- a small tree, Robinia hispida, of the legume family, native to the southeastern U.S., having drooping clusters of large, dark rose-colored flowers.
Origin of rose acacia First recorded in 1810–20 British Dictionary definitions for rose acacia rose acacia noun
- a leguminous shrub, Robinia hispida, of the southern US, having prickly branches bearing clusters of red scentless flowersSee also locust (def. 2)