[syn: mimosa, buck's fizz]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mimosa \Mi*mo"sa\ (?; 277), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? imitator. Cf.
A genus of leguminous plants, containing many species, and
including the sensitive plants (Mimosa sensitiva, and
Note: The term mimosa is also applied in commerce to several
kinds bark imported from Australia, and used in
tanning; -- called also wattle bark. --Tomlinson.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark
and young leaves and yellow flowers [syn: silver wattle,
mimosa, Acacia dealbata]
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 [syn:
mimosa, buck's fizz]