Meaning of cassia
Pronunciation: (kash'u, kas'ē-u), [key]
- a variety of cinnamon derived from the cassia-bark tree.
- any of numerous plants, trees, and shrubs belonging to the genus Cassia, of the legume family, several species of which yield medicinal products.
- Also calledthe pods of Cassia fistulosa, a tree widely cultivated as an ornamental.
- Also calledthe pulp of these pods, used medicinally and as a flavoring.
- cassia (Thesaurus)