live-and-die

Definitions of live-and-die
  1. noun
    prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled
    synonyms: Mimosa pudica, action plant, humble plant, sensitive plant, shame plant, touch-me-not
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    mimosa
    any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves
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