In article <3521DC49.54D1 at student.murdoch.edu.au>,
Tim <t.abidin at student.murdoch.edu.au> wrote:
>Can anybody tell me why Acacias are so named or where I can find
>information about this?
Try a dictionary:
a-ca-cia n. 1. Any of various chiefly tropical trees of the genus Acacia,
having compound leaves and tight clusters of small yellow or white
flowers. 2. Gum arabic.[Lat. <Gk. akakia]