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mimosa

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mimosa

noun mi·mo·sa \mə-ˈmō-sə, mī-, -zə\

: a tropical tree or shrub that has small white or pink flowers that are shaped like balls

: an alcoholic drink made with champagne and orange juice

Full Definition of MIMOSA

1
:  any of a genus (Mimosa) of trees, shrubs, and herbs of the legume family that occur in tropical and warm regions and have usually bipinnate often prickly leaves and globular heads of small white or pink flowers
2
:  silk tree
3
:  a mixed drink consisting of champagne and orange juice

Origin of MIMOSA

New Latin, from Latin mimus mime
First Known Use: circa 1731

Rhymes with MIMOSA

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