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cassia (n.)

cinnamon-like plant of tropical regions, late Old English, from Latin cassia, from Greek kasia, from Hebrew q'tsi-ah "cassia," from qatsa "to cut off, strip off bark."

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Definitions of cassia from WordNet
1
cassia (n.)
any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Cassia having pinnately compound leaves and usually yellow flowers followed by long seedpods;
cassia (n.)
Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon;
Synonyms: cassia-bark tree / Cinnamomum cassia
2
Cassia (n.)
some genus Cassia species often classified as members of the genus Senna or genus Chamaecrista;
Synonyms: genus Cassia
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