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Definition of the noun mimosa

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noun - plural: mimosas

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

Alternative definition of the noun mimosa


  1. [botany] A plant belonging to the genus Mimosa usually found in tropical climates, their leaves are usually prickly and sensitive to touch or light, and have small white or pink flowers.
  2. Silk tree or the pink siris.
  3. See Acacia.
  4. A cocktail consisting of champagne and orange juice.


Mimosa: A Mimosa is a cocktail-like drink composed of one part champagne and one part thoroughly chilled citrus fruit juice, usually orange juice unless otherwise specified. It is traditionally served in a tall champagne flute with a morning brunch as hair of the dog or to guests at weddings.


"Mimosa" is a book by Amy Wilson Carmichael.


  1. "Mimosa" is a 1999 compilation album released by the Fun Lovin' Criminals. The album is a collection of rarities, b-sides, remixes, and covers. It features some notable lounge music versions of old FLC songs, with the exception of "Bombin the L" which, as the title suggest is performed in a fast swing style. "I'm Not In Love" was a successful double A side single with "Scooby Snacks" in 1996, but it was not released on an album until Mimosa. Ian McCulloch sings vocals on "Summer Wind.
  2. "Mimosa" is a music album by Tuan Vu.


Mimosa was a 1920s United Kingdom record label which issued small gramophone records aimed primarily at children.


  1. Mimosa a.k.a. Sylvain Chavanel Albira is a French professional road bicycle racer. His brother Sébastien Chavanel is also a cyclist. Chavanel started his professional career in 2000 with Jean-René Bernaudeau's team Bonjour, which became Brioches La Boulangère in 2003.
  2. Mimosa a.k.a. Mimosa Iwamatsu is an actress.

There are other people with in their name, like Mimosa Annis, Mimosa Pfalz, Medina & Mimosa, Mimosa Campironi.


Mimosa is a musical group.


  1. Mimosa is a fictional character from the 2006 film Raket ni Nanay.
  2. Mimosa is a fictional character from the Japanese manga series King of Bandit Jing.
  3. Mimosa is a fictional character from the 1991 film Wonderful Times.


Mimosa a.k.a. Mimosa, Tennessee: Mimosa is an unincorporated community in Lincoln County, Tennessee, United States. Founded in the early 19th century, it lies north-northeast of the city of Fayetteville. It received its current name in 1898, before which it had been called "Bucksnort.


  1. The Mimosa was a clipper ship best known for carrying the first Welsh emigrants to South America in 1865.
  2. MIMOSA is a Czech scientific microsatellite. The satellite is nearly spherical with 28 sides and carries a microaccelerometer to monitor the atmospheric density profile by sensing the atmospheric drag on the approximated sphere.
  3. Mimosa was a science fiction fanzine edited by Richard Lynch and Nicki Lynch. It won six Hugo Awards for Best Fanzine and was nominated a total of 14 times.

Phrases with Mimosa

Phrases starting with the word Mimosa:

  1. Mimosa Acle
  2. Mimosa Alba
  3. Mimosa Asak
  4. Mimosa Azak
  5. mimosa bush
  6. Mimosa Inga
  7. Mimosa Laxa
  8. Mimosa Suma
  9. Mimosa Vago
  10. Mimosa Alata
  11. Mimosa Amara
  12. Mimosa casta
  13. Mimosa Caven
  14. Mimosa Dalea
  15. Mimosa Dalyi
  16. Mimosa Densa

Phrases ending with the word Mimosa:

  1. Black Mimosa
  2. genus mimosa
  3. Giant Mimosa
  4. Helix Mimosa

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mimosa

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Google previewWildflowers and Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont (2011)

A Naturalist's Guide to the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia by Timothy P. Spira

Mimosa is a strong competitor with native trees and shrubs in forest edges and other open areas. By fixing nitrogen, it can disrupt the nutrient status of naturally nutrientpoor soils. Wildlife: Bees and butterflies are attracted to the showy, fragrant ...

Google previewComputational Design Methods and Technologies: Applications in CAD, CAM and CAE Education (2012)

Applications in CAD, CAM and CAE Education by Gu, Ning

The experimental responsive prototype system is called Mimosa. The Mimosa...

Google previewFacilities Management and Development for Tourism, Hospitality and Events (2013)

by Ahmed Hassanien, Crispin Dale

commonly known as water mimosa, is the main species used to treat the water. Water mimosa is a floating aquatic perennial that roots in the banks or at the bottom of water bodies. It is able to reduce total nitrogen and ...

Google previewA Guide to Occult Power of White Magic (2017)

by Dr S.P. Bhagat

Mimosa: Mimosa is an oil of the night, for secrets and secret love, bringing love and friendship, especially for older people. It calms anxiety and oversensitivity to criticism and brings harmony and happiness, melting away opposition and ...

Google previewE-maintenance (2010)

by Kenneth Holmberg, Adam Adgar, Aitor Arnaiz, Erkki Jantunen, Julien Mascolo, Samir Mekid

MIMOSA organisation gives the following definition “MIMOSA is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to developing and encouraging the adoption of open information standards for operations and maintenance in manufacturing, fleet, ...

Google previewBiology (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

Mimosa is a genus of about 400 ...

Google previewDesert Wildflowers of North America (1998)

by Ronald J. Taylor

The velvet-pod mimosa is a plant best admired from a distance; the curved spines are sharp and grasping, seemingly reaching out to grab the unwary photographer trying to capture the elegance of the purple-and-white spikes. Its range is ...

Google previewPantologia (1819)

A New Cabinet Cyclopaedia, Comprehending a Complete Series of Essays, Treatises, and Systems, Alphabetically Arranged...

The three last species are strictly acacias: the nilotic mimosa is the true acacia or Egyptian thorn. But this genus in the Linnéan system comprehends as well the acacia, and inga tribes, as the mimosas ...

Google previewThe Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions (1890)

by the natives of Western Australia : — "The gum of the mimosa is a favourite article of food amongst the natives Kwon-nat is the kind of ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

MIMOSA, n. mi-mö'zd [Gr, mimos, an imitator]: genus of leguminous plants including many species, one of which is the sensitive plant, so called ...

Google previewThe Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Magical Plants, Revised (2013)

A Practical Guide to Creating Healing, Protection, and Prosperity Using Plants, Herbs, and Flowers by Susan Gregg

Mimosapudica the plant: Also called Sleeping Grass, the Mimosa plant is very peculiar because of the way the leaves fold up when touched. At night or when Mimosa is exposed to extreme heat or touched, the leaves all fold up. The harder the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Mimosa. Mimosa humilis. Sensitive Plant. N. 0. Leguminosae. Tincture of leaves. Clinical.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1817)

Mimosa corniculata, or horned mimosa; unarmed; bipinnate; petioles swelling at the base ; supported by a little callouš horn; leaflets generally eight-paired. This also is a middle-sized tree, with spreading branches. Leaves many-paired ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Mimosa. Mimosa humilis. Sensitive Plant. N. O. Leguminosze. Tincture of leaves. Clinlcal.—Ankles, swelling of. Conjunctivitis,rheumatic. Rheumatism. Characteristics—Mimosa is one of the remedies introduced and proved by Mure. The most ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary (1819)

Including, Under Distinct Heads, Every Branch of Medicine; Viz. Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology, the Practice of Physic and Surgery, Therapeutics, and Materia Medica; with Whatever Relates to Medicine in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and Natural History by Bartholomew Parr

santalinus Cassia senna Cassia fistula Mimosa catechu Mimosa nilotica Tamarindus indica Haematoxylum campechianum Polygala senega Fumaria officinalis A conitum nafiellus Delphinium stafhisagria Helleborus niger Helleborus frtidus ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

should be named quantity of water it dissolves into a mucilaginous mimosa sanguinea ; its name in the Abyssinian lan- stuM, of the consistence of a thick syrup ; and guage signifying tlte bloody trgttt, from its being in this ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Pernambucana, the Pemambuca slothful mimosa, with unshrubby, procumbent, unarmed stems, branching two or three feet around; bipinnated leaves of three or four pairs of short winged foliola; and, at the axillae drooping spikes of ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1754)

Containing the methods of cultivating and improving all sorts of trees, plants, and flowers, for the kitchen, fruit, and pleasure gardens; as also those which are used in medicine. With directions for the culture of vineyards, and making of wine in England. In which likewise are included the practical parts of husbandry by Philip Miller

Mimosa feu frutex sinfibilis. Tvurn. The common Sensitive Plant. 2. Mimosa humilis frutesceni & spinosa, filiquit ttnglobatis. Plum. Dwarf shrubbyHumble Plant, having Thorns, and the Pods growing together in Bunches . 3.

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dark clouds funneling
frog leaps to the new street pond
mimosa bows low
lightning crystallizes
all movement in searing light (Lillian Susan Thomas)
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Scrabble value of M3I1M3O1S1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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