Etymology
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wattle (n.1)

"stakes interlaced with twigs and forming the framework of the wall of a building," Old English watol "hurdle," in plural "twigs, thatching, tiles," related to weðel "bandage," from Proto-Germanic *wadlaz, from PIE *au- (3) "to weave" (see weeds). Surviving in wattle-and-daub "building material for huts, etc." (1808).

wattle (n.2)

"fleshy appendage below the neck of certain birds," 1510s (in jocular use extended to human beings, 1560s), of uncertain origin and of doubtful relationship to wattle (n.1). Related: Wattled.

updated on December 21, 2021

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Definitions of wattle from WordNet
1
wattle (n.)
a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards;
Synonyms: lappet
wattle (n.)
framework consisting of stakes interwoven with branches to form a fence;
wattle (n.)
any of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle;
2
wattle (v.)
build of or with wattle;
wattle (v.)
interlace to form wattle;
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