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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cassia(0.01145 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Cassia.
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Cassia having
pinnately compound leaves and usually yellow flowers
followed by long seedpods
2: Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable
cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon [syn: cassia-bark tree, Cinnamomum cassia
English → English (gcide)
Cassia \Cas"sia\ (k[a^]sh"[.a]), n. [L. cassia and casia, Gr.
kassi`a and kasi`a; of Semitic origin; cf. Heb.
qets[=i][=a]h, fr. q[=a]tsa' to cut off, to peel off.]
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
Note: The medicinal “cassia” (Cassia pulp) is the laxative
pulp of the pods of a leguminous tree (Cassia fistula
or Pudding-pipe tree), native in the East Indies but
naturalized in various tropical countries.
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.