noun cas·sia \ˈka-shə\

Definition of CASSIA

:  a dried coarse cinnamon bark (as from Cinnamomum cassia)
:  any of a genus (Cassia) of leguminous herbs, shrubs, and trees of warm regions

Origin of CASSIA

Middle English, from Old English, from Latin, from Greek kassia, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew qĕṣīʽāh cassia
First Known Use: before 12th century
Medical Dictionary


noun cas·sia \ˈkash-ə, especially 2 ˈkas-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of CASSIA

:  any of the coarser varieties of cinnamon bark—see chinese cinnamon
capitalized :  a genus of leguminous herbs, shrubs, and trees that are native to warm regions and have pinnate leaves and nearly regular flowers—see senna
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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