wild senna

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wild senna North American perennial herb; leaves are used medicinally; sometimes placed in genus Cassia
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wild senna (Bot) the Cassia Marilandica, growing in the United States, the leaves of which are used medicinally, like those of the officinal senna.
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Usage

In literature:

Wild senna Yellow Damp soil; Middle States.
"Harper's Young People, July 13, 1880" by Various
The food plant of the species is chiefly wild senna or other kinds of Cassia.
"Butterflies Worth Knowing" by Clarence M. Weed
The dom palm, tamarisk, acacia and wild senna are also found.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
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