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Cassia

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(1):

(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.

(2):

(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 which it differs more or less in strength and flavor, and the amount of outer bark attached.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Cassia'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/c/cassia.html. 1828.

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