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Cassia

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Noun

1. cassia

any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Cassia having pinnately compound leaves and usually yellow flowers followed by long seedpods

2. cassia, genus cassia

some genus Cassia species often classified as members of the genus Senna or genus Chamaecrista

3. cassia, cassia-bark tree, cinnamomum cassia

Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Cassia

see synonyms of cassia
noun
1. 
any plant of the mainly tropical leguminous genus Cassia, esp C. fistula, whose pods yield cassia pulp, a mild laxative
See also senna
2. 
a lauraceous tree, Cinnamomum cassia, of tropical Asia
3.  cassia bark

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Cassia

see synonyms of cassia
noun
1. 
a. 
the bark of a tree (Cinnamomum cassia) of the laurel family, native to Southeast Asia: used as the source of a coarse variety of cinnamon
: in full cassia bark
b. 
this tree
2. 
a. 
any of a genus (Cassia) of herbs, shrubs, and trees of the caesalpinia family, common in tropical countries: the pods of some of these plants have a mildly laxative pulp: from the leaves of others the cathartic drug senna is prepared
b. 
cassia pods
c. 
cassia pulp

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Cassia

see synonyms of cassia
n.
1. Any of various chiefly tropical or subtropical trees, shrubs, or herbs of the genus Cassia in the pea family, having pinnately compound leaves, usually yellow flowers, and long, flat or cylindrical pods.
2.
a. A tropical evergreen tree (Cinnamomum aromaticum syn. C. cassia) of East and Southeast Asia, having aromatic inner bark.
b. The bark of this tree, often ground and used as a spice. It is the chief source of cinnamon in the United States.

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