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wat·tle1 / ˈwätl/ • n. 1. a material for making fences, walls, etc., consisting of rods or stakes interlaced with twigs or branches. 2. chiefly Austral. an acacia. • v. [tr.] make, enclose, or fill up with wattle. wat·tle2 • n. a colored fleshy lobe hanging from the head or neck of domestic chickens, turkeys, and some other birds. DERIVATIVES: wat·tled adj.

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wattle In birds, a bare, fleshy area of skin, often highly coloured and pendulous, that usually hangs from the gape, around the eye, or on the throat. Wattles are used mainly in display and some are moulted annually.

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wattle1 (pl. and coll. sg.) stakes intertwined with twigs or branches used as fencing, etc. OE. watul, of uncert. orig.
Hence vb. XIV.

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wattle2 fleshy lobe pendent from the head or neck of poultry, etc. XVI. of unkn. orig.

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wattle, in botany: see acacia.

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