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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: humble plant(0.00992 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: humble plant
n : prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and
Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having
sensitive soft gray-green leaflets that fold and droop at
night or when touched or cooled [syn: sensitive plant,
touch-me-not, shame plant, live-and-die, action plant
, Mimosa pudica]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Humble plant
Humble \Hum"ble\, a. [Compar. Humbler; superl. Humblest.]
[F., fr. L. humilis on the ground, low, fr. humus the earth,
ground. See Homage, and cf. Chameleon, Humiliate.]
1. Near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or
magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble
THy humble nest built on the ground. --Cowley.
2. Thinking lowly of one's self; claiming little for one's
self; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; thinking one's
self ill-deserving or unworthy, when judged by the demands
of God; lowly; waek; modest.
God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the
humble. --Jas. iv. 6.
She should be humble who would please. --Prior.
Without a humble imitation of the divine Author of
our . . . religion we can never hope to be a happy
Humble plant (Bot.), a species of sensitive plant, of the
genus Mimosa (Mimosa sensitiva).
To eat humble pie, to endure mortification; to submit or
apologize abjectly; to yield passively to insult or
humilitation; -- a phrase derived from a pie made of the
entrails or humbles of a deer, which was formerly served
to servants and retainers at a hunting feast. See
Humbles. --Halliwell. --Thackeray.