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Mimosa

Mimosa Meaning & Definition
Mimosa Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Mimosa?

[n] a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice
[n] any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves
[n] evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers

Synonyms | Synonyms for Mimosa: Acacia dealbata | silver wattle

Related Terms | Find terms related to Mimosa:

See Also | acacia | action plant | bush | genus Acacia | genus Mimosa | humble plant | live-and-die | Mimosa pudica | Mimosa sensitiva | mixed drink | sensitive plant | shame plant | shrub | touch-me-not

Mimosa In Webster's Dictionary

\Mi*mo"sa\ (?; 277), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? imitator. Cf. {Mime}.] (Bot.) A genus of leguminous plants, containing many species, and including the sensitive plants ({Mimosa sensitiva}, and {M. pudica}). Note: The term mimosa is also applied in commerce to several kinds bark imported from Australia, and used in tanning; -- called also {wattle bark}. --Tomlinson.

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