cassia fistula

noun

cassia fis·​tu·​la -ˈfis(h)-chə-lə How to pronounce cassia fistula (audio)
: the dried pods of a tree of the genus Cassia (C. fistula) the sweet pulp of which is a mild laxative

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“Cassia fistula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cassia%20fistula. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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