Dictionary    Maps    Thesaurus    Translate    Advanced >   

Tip: Click Thesaurus above for synonyms. Also, follow synonym links within the dictionary to find definitions from other sources.

1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately
         compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers; many are
         used medicinally

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Senna \Sen"na\, n. [Cf. It. & Sp. sena, Pg. sene, F. s['e]n['e];
   all fr. Ar. san[=a].]
   1. (Med.) The leaves of several leguminous plants of the
      genus Cassia. (Cassia acutifolia, Cassia
      angustifolia, etc.). They constitute a valuable but
      nauseous cathartic medicine.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Bot.) The plants themselves, native to the East, but now
      cultivated largely in the south of Europe and in the West
      [1913 Webster]

   Bladder senna. (Bot.) See under Bladder.

   Wild senna (Bot.), the Cassia Marilandica, growing in the
      United States, the leaves of which are used medicinally,
      like those of the officinal senna.
      [1913 Webster]

Common Misspellings >
Most Popular Searches: Define Misanthrope, Define Pulchritudinous, Define Happy, Define Veracity, Define Cornucopia, Define Almuerzo, Define Atresic, Define URL, Definitions Of Words, Definition Of Get Up, Definition Of Quid Pro Quo, Definition Of Irreconcilable Differences, Definition Of Word, Synonyms of Repetitive, Synonym Dictionary, Synonym Antonyms. See our main index and map index for more details.

©2011-2021 ZebraWords.com - Define Yourself - The Search for Meanings and Meaning Means I Mean. All content subject to terms and conditions as set out here. Contact Us, peruse our Privacy Policy