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Definition 1: North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for touch-me-not in the sense of this definition

(touch-me-not is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a member of touch-me-not) annual or perennial herbs with stems more or less succulent; cosmopolitan except for South America, Australia, and New Zealand

Definition 2: Mediterranean vine having oblong fruit that when ripe expels its seeds and juice violently when touched - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for touch-me-not in the sense of this definition

(touch-me-not is a kind of ...) any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds

(... is a member of touch-me-not) exploding cucumber; squirting cucumber

Definition 3: prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for touch-me-not in the sense of this definition

(touch-me-not is a kind of ...) any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves

(... is a member of touch-me-not) genus of spiny woody shrubs or trees; named for their apparent imitation of animal sensitivity to light and heat and movement

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