noun Ca·sa·sia \kəˈsāzh(ē)ə, -ˈa-\

Definition of Casasia

  1. :  a small genus of tropical American shrubs or trees (family Rubiaceae) having opposite leathery leaves and white or yellow flowers with a salverform corolla

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of casasia

New Latin, from Luis de las Casas y Arargorri †1800 Spanish soldier + New Latin -ia

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Casasia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


quaintly unconventional or refined

Get Word of the Day daily email!