HyperDic: family_mimosaceae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Mimosaceae:
NOUNplantfamily Mimosaceae, Mimosaceaefamily of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch
English > family Mimosaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningfamily of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch; commonly included in the family Leguminosae.
SynonymMimosaceae
Member ofLeguminosae, family Leguminosae, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, legume family, pea familyA large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods
Broaderrosid dicot familyA family of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishmimosáceas
Catalanmimosàcies

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