[ UK /kˈæʃɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈkæʃiə/ ]
  1. Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon
  2. any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Cassia having pinnately compound leaves and usually yellow flowers followed by long seedpods
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How To Use cassia In A Sentence

  • Among these herbaceous plants we find at intervals the Avicennia tomentosa, the Scoparia dulcis, a frutescent mimosa with very irritable leaves, * and particularly cassias, the number of which is so great in South America, that we collected, in our travels, more than thirty new species. Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America
  • Cassia Boccanera the _amorosa_ and avengeress who had flung herself into the Tiber with her brother Ercole and the corpse of her lover Flavio. The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris
  • Our road was along the line of the Kuban, the river separating Russia from Circassia; for though the Emperor includes the latter country among "all the Russias," the frontier is as distinctly traced as that of Persia or China. Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia
  • Besides, since nature supplies cold as sparingly, we must do as the apothecaries do who, when they cannot get a simple, take its succedaneum or quid pro quo, as they call it — such as aloes for balsam, cassia for cinnamon. The New Organon
  • [FN#421] Cassia fistularis, a kind of carob: "Shambar" is the Arabian nights. English
  • I felt a bit like a Circassian slave being taken to Constantinople.
  • Natural benzaldehyde is prepared by hydrolysis cassia leaf oil.
  • Albizia petersiana, Cassia abbreviata, Lotropis procera. Chapter 7
  • With cooler winter temperatures, different levels of size and color can be found in cassias, camellias, hollies (with their berries), and poinsettias.
  • But gin is truly an international spirit with ingredients such as cardamom from Sri Lanka, cassia bark from Vietnam, orange peel from Spain, coriander seed from the Czech Republic, angelica root from Germany.
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