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Meaning of MIMOSA

Pronunciation:  mi'mowzu

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

MIMOSA is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: Acacia dealbata, silver wattle
 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



Webster's 1913 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.

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.