Name: Acacia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Acacia

  • Meaning:
    Point; spine; thorn
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  • Pronunciation:
    (ah KAY shah); (ah KAY see uh)
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    Itself (Acacia)
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Miscellaneous Info for Acacia

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Acacia is a genus of flowering trees and shrubs. The name is derived from the Greek word "ake," "point," referring to the sharp spines that grow on some species of acacia.

    In the Victorian language of flowers, acacia signified friendship, elegance, or secret love.

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