Cassia

• (n.) A genus of leguminous plants (herbs, shrubs, or trees) of many species, most of which have purgative qualities. The leaves of several species furnish the senna used in medicine. • (n.) The bark of several species of Cinnamomum grown in China, etc.; Chinese cinnamon. It is imported as cassia, but commonly sold as cinnamon, from whic...
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Cassia

(from the article `desert`) ...the driest deserts and in many regions in which they have been virtually eliminated through human action. These desert species commonly belong to ...
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Cassia

(Golden Shower, Senna, Shower Of Gold) Most of these shrubs are evergreen. They come mainly from tropical America. Their height ranges from 6 to 50 feet. Their dark green, shiny leaves are pinnate and they bear terminal clusters of golden-yellow flowers in the summer. Most Cassias are only hardy outdoors in the far South. C. corymbosa, a native fro...
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cassia

Cinnamomum cassia noun Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon
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Cassia

[gens] The gens Cassia was a Roman family of great antiquity. The gens was originally patrician, but all of the members who appear in later times were plebeians. The first of the Cassii to obtain the consulship was Spurius Cassius Viscellinus, in 502 BC. He was the proposer of the first agrarian law, and was put to death by the patricians. ...
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Cassia

[genus] Cassia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae, and the subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Species are known commonly as cassias. Cassia is also the English common name of some species in the genus Cinnamomum of the family Lauraceae. Many species of genus Senna were previously included in Cassia. Cassia now generally ...
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Cassia

Cas'sia (kăsh'ȧ) noun [ Latin cassia and casia , Greek kassi`a and kasi`a ; of Semitic origin; confer Hebrew qetsīāh , from qātsa' to cut off, to peel off.] 1. (Botany) A genus of leguminous plants (herb...
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cassia

cassia (kăsh'u) : see cinnamon; senna.
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Cassia

Cassia is a large genus of leguminous plants found in tropical countries. The species consists of trees, shrubs and herbs. The leaves are abruptly pinnated and usually bear glands on their stalks. The drug Senna is obtained from the leaflets of many of the species.
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Cassia

Cassia is an English name for girls. The meaning is `Acacia (Plant)` The name Cassia is most commonly given to English and Welsh girls. (4 times more often than to American girls.) Use for the other sex: Cassius The name sounds like: Cassie, Casia, Cassi Similar names are: Kassja, Caysha, Cassy, Casha, Cacia, Callia, Camia, Caysie, Caysi, Cassye, C...
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Cassia

Indian food terms > Cassia
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Cassia

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cassia

Leguminous plants cassia senna l. (or c. Acutifolia) and c. Angustifolia that contain anthraquinones which are used as laxatives. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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cassia

spice consisting of the aromatic bark of the Cinnamomum cassia plant of the family Lauraceae. Similar to true cinnamon, cassia bark has a more ...
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cassia

[n] - any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Cassia having pinnately compound leaves and usually yellow flowers followed by long seedpods 2. [n] - Chinese tree with aromatic bark
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