plural noun
Mim·​o·​sa·​ceae | \ ˌmiməˈsāsēˌē, ˌmīm- \

Definition of Mimosaceae

in some classifications
: a family of plants (order Rosales) that are commonly included in the family Leguminosae and that have pinnate leaves and small regular flowers in heads or spikes

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Other Words from Mimosaceae

mimosaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦sāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Mimosaceae

New Latin, from Mimosa, type genus + -aceae

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“Mimosaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mimosaceae. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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