Cas´sia   Pronunciation: kăsh´å
n.1.(Bot.) 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.
2.The bark of several species of Cinnamomum grown in China, etc.; Chinese cinnamon. It is imported as cassia, but commonly sold as cinnamon, from which it differs more or less in strength and flavor, and the amount of outer bark attached.
Cassia bark
the bark of Cinnamomum cassia, etc. The coarser kinds are called Cassia lignea, and are often used to adulterate true cinnamon.
Cassia buds
the dried flower buds of several species of cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia, atc..).
Cassia oil
oil extracted from cassia bark and cassia buds; - called also oil of cinnamon.
Noun1.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 - Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon
canafistola, canafistula, Cassia fistula, Cassia grandis, Cassia javonica, Cassia marginata, Cassia roxburghii, drumstick tree, genus Cassia, golden shower tree, horse cassia, pink shower, pink shower tree, pudding pipe tree, purging cassia, rainbow shower, tree
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-- Cassia --
Cassia acutifolia
Cassia alata
Cassia augustifolia
Cassia auriculata
cassia bark
Cassia buds
Cassia fasciculata
Cassia fistula
Cassia grandis
Cassia javonica
Cassia marginata
Cassia marilandica
Cassia occidentalis
Cassia oil
Cassia roxburghii
Cassia tora
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