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senna

noun sen·na \ˈse-nə\

Definition of SENNA

1
:  any of a genus (Cassia syn. Senna) of leguminous herbs, shrubs, and trees native to warm regions; especially :  one used medicinally
2
:  the dried leaflets or pods of various sennas (especially C. angustifolia syn. Senna alexandrina) used as a purgative

Origin of SENNA

New Latin, from Arabic sanā
First Known Use: 1543

Rhymes with SENNA

Medical Dictionary

senna

noun sen·na \ˈsen-ə\

Medical Definition of SENNA

1
:  any plant of the genus Cassia; especially :  one used medicinally
2
:  the dried leaflets or pods of various sennas (especially Cassia acutifolia and C. angustifolia) used as a purgative
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