- n. Plural form of wattle.
“Within his wattles was a tool of creation, and here he was entertaining fools.”
“He must weigh fifty pounds ef he weighs an ounce, an 'his wattles are a wonder to look at.”
“These trees were first called wattles from being used by the early settlers for forming a network or wattling of the supple twigs as a substitute for laths in plastering houses.”
“Kasrils, whose department operates the programme, said the intensity of the fires correlated strongly with the presence of invading aliens such as wattles, gums and hakea from Australia, and pines from Europe and North America.”
“The projects were formed to control alien vegetation such as wattles, pines and hakea in bushes, dams and rivers.”
“Alien plants such as wattles and pines wasted large amounts of water while endangering South Africa's indigenous plant life and ecological systems.”
“Referring to the infestation of foreign plants, such as wattles and”
“Mimosas, or Acacia, comprising amajor part of the Australian scrub, are called "wattles”
“These birds get their name from the red folds or "wattles" of skin that hang from their neck.”
“The zebras continued to eat the grass and the leaves of the thorntrees, wattles and whistling acacias.”
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