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wattle

wat·tle

wattle

 
pronunciation:
wa tl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a woven construction of twigs or branches used in building walls, fences, or roofs.
definition 2: the fleshy and often brightly-colored folds of skin under the necks of certain birds and lizards.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wattled, wattles, wattling
definition 1: to build (something) using wattle.
definition 2: to twist or weave to form wattle.
He wattled the twigs for a makeshift tent.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: constructed of or having wattle.
a wattle roof
derivation: wattled (adj.)