Definition of Mimosa bush
1. Noun. Tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery.
Group relationships: Genus Acacia
Generic synonyms: Acacia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mimosa Bush
Literary usage of Mimosa bush
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. England at War: The Story of the Great Campaigns of the British Army by William Henry Davenport Adams (1886)
"Miles of green mimosa bush stretched down to the silvery streak that winded ... Across the clearings, and down into the mimosa bush streamed thousands and ..."
2. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1896)
"... probably come back that night to finish the heifer, we decided to sit up for her. We therefore made an enclosure of thorns under a mimosa bush close by. ..."
3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1901)
"The old mimosa-bush, too, has died. But to my taste, the place looks much prettier and tidier and healthier than it did; I always associate ruins with fever ..."
4. Classic Tales by Famous Authors by Frederick Brigham De Berard (1905)
"... mimosa bush and a couple of tussocks of a sort of thistle for cover. We were still hidden in fairly thick bush. It was beginning to grow light. ..."