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
Recent Examples of mimosa from the Web
A full new cocktail menu of delicious is available, or diners can wait their turn for the tableside mimosa bar.
Beer, wine, and breakfast cocktails like mimosas and bloody marys are also on the lineup.
A build-your-own bloody mary bar and mimosa bar are included in the $50 general admission ticket price.
Bar specials will feature bottomless coffees and mimosas, Blood Marys, and bourbon cream and coffee.
The ultimate peachy refresher, a Bellini is a lot like a mimosa, but with peaches, nectarines or other stone fruit.
Sunday brunch-goers in Birmingham and Mobile won't be able to start their days with a mimosa anytime soon.
And mimosas and bloody Marys can always assist in making Florida's warm weekend mornings brunchworthy.
On the weekends look for their Bloody Mary and mimosa bar.
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Origin and Etymology of mimosa
New Latin, from Latin mimus mime
First Known Use: circa 1731See Words from the same year
MIMOSA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mimosa for English Language Learners
: 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
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