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Noun: Mimosaceae
  1. Family of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch; commonly included in the family Leguminosae
    - family Mimosaceae

Type of: rosid dicot family

Part of: Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, Leguminosae, pea family

Encyclopedia: Mimosaceae