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mimosa

Definitions of mimosa
  1. noun
    a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice
    synonyms: buck's fizz
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    type of:
    mixed drink
    made of two or more ingredients
  2. noun
    evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers
    synonyms: Acacia dealbata, silver wattle
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    type of:
    wattle
    any of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle
  3. noun
    any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves
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    types:
    Mimosa sensitiva, sensitive plant
    semi-climbing prickly evergreen shrub of tropical America having compound leaves sensitive to light and touch
    Mimosa pudica, action plant, humble plant, live-and-die, sensitive plant, shame plant, touch-me-not
    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
    type of:
    bush, shrub
    a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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