Mimosa

[cocktail] A Mimosa is a cocktail-like drink composed of one part champagne (or other sparkling wine) and one part thoroughly chilled citrus fruit juice, usually orange juice unless otherwise specified (e.g. `grapefruit [juice] mimosa`). It is traditionally served in a tall champagne flute with a morning brunch as hair of the dog or to gues...
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Mimosa

(Sensitive Plant) This is a shrubby plant from Brazil, India and Equador that belongs to the Pea family, Leguminosae. There are numerous kinds, but only a few are in cultivation in North America. This plant has prickly stems and finely divided leaves. Its flowers are produced in little fluffy balls that are usually pink or purple. These plants are ...
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mimosa

[n] - any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves 2. [n] - a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice
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Mimosa

Mi·mo'sa noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... imitator. Confer Mime .] (Botany) A genus of leguminous plants, containing many species, and including the sensitive plants ( Mimosa sensitiva , and M. pudica ). » The term mimosa is also applied in commerce to ...
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mimosa

<botany> A genus of leguminous plants, containing many species, and including the sensitive plants (Mimosa sensitiva, and M. Pudica). ... The term mimosa is also applied in commerce to several kinds bark imported from Australia, and used in tanning. ... Synonym: wattle bark. ... Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Imitator. Cf. Mime. ... Source: Websters Dic...
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mimosa

noun a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice
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Mimosa

• (n.) A genus of leguminous plants, containing many species, and including the sensitive plants (Mimosa sensitiva, and M. pudica).
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mimosa

any member of a genus (Mimosa) of more than 450 plants in the mimosa family (Mimosaceae), native to tropical and subtropical areas throughout both ...
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mimosa

Any of a group of leguminous trees, shrubs, or herbs belonging to the mimosa family, found in tropical and subtropical regions. They all have small, fluffy, golden, ball-like flowers. A similar but unrelated plant, Acacia dealbata, is sold as mimosa by European florists. (True mimosa genus Mimosa, family Mi...
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Mimosa

(Beta Crucis) The second brightest star of in the constellation Crux; its relatively modern name, which comes from the Latin for “actor” (and is also a word used in botany), is of unknown origin. Mimosa is a hot giant B star and also a binary whose components are only about 8 AU...
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mimosa

mimosa (mimō'su) , any tree, shrub, or herb of the genus Mimosa of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), chiefly tropical plants. They usually have feathery foliage and rounded clusters of fragrant pinkish flowers atop the branches. Mimosas are used for ornamental purposes in warm regions...
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Mimosa

Mimosa or Beta Crucis (bā'tu krOO'sis) , bright star in the constellation Crux (Southern Cross); 1992 position R.A. 12h47.3m, Dec. -59°39'. It is sometimes called Becrux, from its Bayer name, analogous to Acrux (Alpha Crucis) and Gacrux (Gamma Crucis). A bluish-white giant of s...
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Mimosa

Mimosa is a genus of tropical and subtropical, mostly herbaceous leguminous plants, belonging to the sub-division of Mimoseae. They bear bipinnate leaves, and heads or spikes of small sessile flowers.
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Mimosa

Second-brightest star in the southern-hemisphere constellation of Crux, marking one of the four corners of the Southern Cross, and the 19th-brightest star in the night sky. It is a blue-white giant star of magnitude 0.8 around 460 light years from the Sun
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Mimosa

[ship] The Mimosa was a clipper ship best known for carrying the first Welsh emigrants to South America in 1865. ==Voyage to Patagonia== By the time Mimosa made the voyage she was already past her prime, having been built in 1853 at Hall`s shipyard in Aberdeen. She had not been designed to carry passengers, but had been converted for the pu...
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MIMOSA

MIMOSA (Micromeasurements of Satellite Acceleration) 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. MIMOSA was launched on June 30, 2003 alongside other miniature satellites ...
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Mimosa

[disambiguation] Mimosa is a genus of about 400 species of herbs and shrubs, in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the legume family Fabaceae. Mimosa may also refer to: Mimosa may also be used for: ...
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Mimosa

[record label] Mimosa was a 1920s United Kingdom record label which issued small (5½ - 6 inch) gramophone records aimed primarily at children. Mimosa began in 1921 with a series of 5½ inch records. This continued until 1926 when a separate series of 6 inch records became available; the label was discontinued in 1930. The label was owned b...
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Mimosa

[magazine] Mimosa was a science fiction fanzine edited by Richard Lynch and Nicki Lynch. It won six Hugo Awards for Best Fanzine (in 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998 and 2003) and was nominated a total of 14 times (1991-2004). Published from 1982 until 2003, Mimosa focused on discussions of the history and impact of science fiction fandom. Cont...
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Mimosa

Mimosa is a genus of about 400 species of herbs and shrubs, in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the legume family Fabaceae. The generic name is derived from the Greek word μιμος (mimos), meaning `mimic.` ...
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mimosa

garnish of chopped hard cooked egg yolks
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