mimosaceous

[ mim-uh-sey-shuhs, mahy-muh- ]

adjective
  1. belonging to the Mimosaceae, now regarded as a subfamily (Mimosoideae) of the legume family.

Origin of mimosaceous

1
<New Latin Mimosace(ae) name of the family (see mimosa, -aceae) + -ous

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