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Definition 1: framework consisting of stakes interwoven with branches to form a fence - [noun denoting artifact]

(wattle is a kind of ...) a structure supporting or containing something

Definition 2: a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for wattle in the sense of this definition

(wattle is a kind of ...) an outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds

Definition 3: any of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle - [noun denoting plant]

(wattle is a kind of ...) any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia

(... is a kind of wattle ) Australian tree that yields tanning materials

(... is a kind of wattle ) scrubby Australian acacia having extremely foul-smelling blossoms

(... is a kind of wattle ) evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers

(... is a kind of wattle ) shrubby Australian tree having clusters of fragrant golden yellow flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental

Definition 4: interlace to form wattle - [verb of contact]

(wattle is a kind of ...) spin, wind, or twist together

"intertwine the ribbons" "Twine the threads into a rope" "intertwined hearts"

Definition 5: build of or with wattle - [verb of creation]

(wattle is a kind of ...) make by combining materials and parts

"this little pig made his house out of straw" "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"

(wattle belongs to category ...) the act of constructing something

"during the construction we had to take a detour" "his hobby was the building of boats"

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