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mimosaceous

[mim-uh-sey-shuh s, mahy-muh-] /ˌmɪm əˈseɪ ʃəs, ˌmaɪ mə-/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Mimosaceae, now regarded as a subfamily (Mimosoideae) of the legume family.
Compare legume family.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Mimosace(ae) name of the family (see mimosa, -aceae) + -ous
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