Why are Acacias so named?

SAITANIS tsir at aurora.eexi.gr
Fri Apr 3 15:46:20 EST 1998


> In article <01bd5e96$db6cfc20$8a1ca7c3 at saitanis>, Saitanis wrote:
> > <aki> that means nid, peak, snaft, thorn, needle, pin, e
> 
> "Nid"? "Snaft"? According to the compilers of the Oxford English
Dictionary, 
> the first is a nest, usually of pheasants. They have not heard of the
second.
> 
> Are you sure you have typed these words correctly?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Roger



I have to apology
A bad use of the copy-paste method from my electronic dictionary led me in
that editing errors.
So, ignore the "Nid" and "Snaft" words (?)
The correct sentence is: "<aki> that means spike, peak, thorn, needle, pin,
etc."


Thanks for your understanding

Costas



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