- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈwɒtəl/
- (US) enPR: wätʹəl, IPA(key): /ˈwɒtəl/, [ˈwɑ.ɾl̩]
- Rhymes: -ɒtəl
- Homophone: what'll (in some accents with the wine-whine merger)
- A construction of branches and twigs woven together to form a wall, barrier, fence, or roof.
- A single twig or rod laid on a roof to support the thatch.
- A wrinkled fold of skin, sometimes brightly coloured, hanging from the neck of birds (such as chicken and turkey) and some lizards.
- A barbel of a fish.
- A decorative fleshy appendage on the neck of a goat.
- Loose hanging skin in the neck of a person.
- Any of several Australian trees and shrubs of the genus Acacia, or their bark, used in tanning.
Terms derived from wattle
construction of branches and twigs
fold of skin hanging from the neck of birds
fleshy appendage on the neck of goat
loose hanging skin
- (transitive) To construct a wattle, or make a construction of wattles.
- (transitive) To bind with wattles or twigs.