A genus of leguminous plants herbs bushes or trees of several types almost all of that have purgative qualities The leaves of several species furnish the senna used in medicine
- any of various woods or shrubs associated with the genus Cassia having pinnately compound leaves and usually yellowish plants accompanied by long seedpods
- some genus Cassia species often categorized as members of the genus Senna or genus Chamaecrista
- Chinese tree with fragrant bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon
- A genus of leguminous flowers (natural herbs, bushes, or woods) ofu000du000a many species, almost all of that have purgative qualities. The leaves ofu000du000a a number of species furnish the senna found in medication.
- The bark of several species of Cinnamomum grown in Asia, etc.; Chinese cinnamon. It is imported as cassia, but generally offered as cinnamon, from which it varies just about in power and flavor, and the number of exterior bark affixed.
Through the Latin, "empty, vain".
Name Origin: Catalan
Name Gender: Male
cinnamon-like plant, belated Old English, from Latin cassia, from Greek kasia, from Hebrew q'tsi-ah "cassia," from qatsa "to stop, strip off bark."
needle bush [Acacia farnesiana, syn.: Vachellia farnesiana, Mimosa farnesiana]
- sweet acacia [Acacia farnesiana, syn.: Vachellia farnesiana, Mimosa farnesiana]
Lake of Bracciano), and connected with the Via Cassia at Vacanae by a branch road which ran round the N.