mimosa

Primary Meanings of mimosa

1.
n
a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice
2.
n
evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers
Full Definitions of mimosa
1

n a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice

Synonyms:
buck's fizz
Type of:
mixed drink
made of two or more ingredients
2

n evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers

Synonyms:
Acacia dealbata, silver wattle
Type of:
wattle
any of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle

n any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves

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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