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1. mimosa

noun. ['mɪˈmoʊsə'] any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves.

Synonyms

  • shame plant
  • Mimosa pudica
  • sensitive plant
  • Mimosa sensitiva
  • shrub
  • humble plant
  • live-and-die
  • touch-me-not
  • bush
  • genus Mimosa

Etymology

  • mimosa (Latin)
  • mimus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Mimosa

  • torregrossa
  • stoklosa
  • ramaphosa
  • ponderosa
  • hinojosa
  • delarosa
  • cellulosa
  • amargosa
  • verderosa
  • spinosa
  • pedrosa
  • mucosa
  • mendosa
  • hermosa
  • formosa
  • dolorosa
  • cardosa
  • barbosa
  • alamosa
  • reynosa
  • reposa
  • raposa
  • nervosa
  • larosa
  • jocosa
  • filosa
  • dirosa
  • derosa
  • darosa
  • canosa

How do you pronounce mimosa?

Pronounce mimosa as mɪˈmoʊsə.

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Sentences with mimosa


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove all but the top two or three leaves at the top of the mimosa's stem.

2. Adjective
Cut a 4 to 6-inch stem of the mimosa tree late in the spring.

2. mimosa

noun. ['mɪˈmoʊsə'] a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice.

Synonyms

  • mixed drink

Antonyms

  • superior
  • untwine

Etymology

  • mimosa (Latin)
  • mimus (Latin)

3. mimosa

noun. ['mɪˈmoʊsə'] evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers.

Synonyms

  • silver wattle
  • wattle
  • Acacia dealbata

Etymology

  • mimosa (Latin)
  • mimus (Latin)
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