family Mimosaceae

family Mimosaceae
noun
family of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch; commonly included in the family Leguminosae
Syn: ↑Mimosaceae
Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot family

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  • Mimosaceae — prop. n. A natural family of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch; commonly included in the family {Leguminosae}. Syn: family {Mimosaceae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • family Fabaceae — noun a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae • Syn: ↑Leguminosae, ↑family Leguminosae, ↑Fabaceae, ↑legume family, ↑pea family •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Leguminosae — noun a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae • Syn: ↑Leguminosae, ↑Fabaceae, ↑family Fabaceae, ↑legume family, ↑pea family •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mimosaceae — noun family of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch; commonly included in the family Leguminosae • Syn: ↑family Mimosaceae • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot family • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mimosaceae — Mimosoideae Mimosoideae prop. n. An alternative name used in some classification systems for the family {Mimosaceae}. Syn: subfamily Mimosoideae. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mimosaceae — Mimosengewächse Schirmakazie (Acacia tortilis) Systematik Abteilung: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliophyta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • legume family — noun a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae • Syn: ↑Leguminosae, ↑family Leguminosae, ↑Fabaceae, ↑family Fabaceae, ↑pea family • …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea family — noun a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae • Syn: ↑Leguminosae, ↑family Leguminosae, ↑Fabaceae, ↑family Fabaceae, ↑legume… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rosid dicot family — noun a family of dicotyledonous plants • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Hyponyms: ↑Connaraceae, ↑family Connaraceae, ↑zebrawood family, ↑Leguminosae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leguminosae — noun a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae • Syn: ↑family Leguminosae, ↑Fabaceae, ↑family Fabaceae, ↑legume family, ↑pea family …   Useful english dictionary

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