Senna

(Cassia) 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 from South America, can be cultiv...
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senna

(sen´ә) the dried leaflets of Cassia acutiflora; used in a syrup, fluidextract, or compound powder as a cathartic.
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senna

[n] - any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers
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Senna

• (n.) The leaves of several leguminous plants of the genus Cassia. (C. acutifolia, C. angustifolia, etc.). They constitute a valuable but nauseous cathartic medicine. • (n.) The plants themselves, native to the East, but now cultivated largely in the south of Europe and in the West Indies.
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senna

noun any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers; many are used medicinally
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Senna

[plant] Chamaefistula Diallobus Earleocassia Herpetica Isandrina Palmerocassia Senna (from Arabic sanā), the sennas, is a large genus of flowering plants in the legume family Fabaceae, and the subfamily Caesalpinioideae. This diverse genus is native throughout the tropics, with a small number of species in temperate regions. The number of ...
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Senna

[poetic] Senna is a form of Eddic poetry consisting of an exchange of insults between participants, ranging from the use of expletives to accusing an opponent of moral or sexual impropriety. It traditionally existed in an oral form, with the famous skald Þórarinn Stuttfeldr once describing the poetry of his opponent as being like leirr en...
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Senna

Sen'na noun [ Confer Italian & Spanish sena , Portuguese sene , French séné ; all from Arabic sanā .] 1. (Medicine) The leaves of several leguminous plants of the genus Cassia. ( C. acutifolia , C. angustifolia , etc.). They constitute ...
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senna

1. <medicine> The leaves of several leguminous plants of the genus Cassia. (C. Acutifolia. C. Angustifolia, etc). They constitute a valuable but nauseous cathartic medicine. ... 2. <botany> The plants themselves, native to the East, but now cultivated largely in the south of Europe and in the West Indies. Bladder senna. ... <botany&g...
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senna

any of several plants, especially of the genus Cassia, in the pea family (Fabaceae), mostly of subtropical and tropical regions. Many are used ... [1 related articles]
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senna

dried leaflets of various species of cassia used as a cathartic or emetic.
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Senna

Senna is a Dutch name for boys and girls. The meaning is `protector of the people` The name Senna is most commonly given to Dutch girls. The chances are 100 times greater that girls are called Senna there. Use for the other sex: Senne What do they use in other countries? Alexis (Greek) Sasha (Russian) Alix (English) Sandy (English) Sacha (French) A...
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Senna

Senna is a purgative consisting of the leaves of the shrub Cassia actuifolia.
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senna

senna, any plant of the genus Sennia (formerly placed in Cassia), leguminous herbs, shrubs, and trees of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), most common in warm regions. Some species are cultivated for ornament, but sennas are best known as medicinal plants. The dried leaves are used as a purgati...
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senna

Type: Term Pronunciation: sen′ă Definitions: 1. The dried leaflets or legumes of Cassia acutifolia (Alexandrine senna) and C. angustifolia (Tinnevelly or Indian senna); a laxative.
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