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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: humble plant (0.00992 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to humble plant.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: humble plant 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 cottage. [1913 Webster] THy humble nest built on the ground. --Cowley. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. --Jas. iv. 6. [1913 Webster] She should be humble who would please. --Prior. [1913 Webster] Without a humble imitation of the divine Author of our . . . religion we can never hope to be a happy nation. --Washington. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]

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