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American Senna

Definition of the noun American Senna

What does American Senna mean as a name of something?

American senna is the vernacular name of the Senna hebecarpa, a species of Senna.

  • geographic area: North America

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Google previewPharmaceutical lexicon (1873)

See American Senna. CASSIA Onovara. A species of Cassia yielding the variety of senna called in Europe, Aleppo senna, and which contributes to the Alexandrian. It grows wild in Jamaica. CASBIA Oarusara. A variety of the Obovata species ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science (1882)

A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen

AMERICAN SENNA. ( Wild Senna, Cassia Marilandica.) The leaves of Cassia Marilandica, an indigenous plant, of vigorous growth, common in all parts of the United States. It is analogous to Senna, and contains a principle similar to Ca- ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Link English: American senna, wild senna S. multiglandulosa ( Jacq.) ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

American senna. Cassia Marilandica, an erect herbs or 4 feet high, with from six to nine pairs of leaflets and yellow flowers, abounding southward in the eastern United States. Its leaves are a safe and efficient cathartic, but less active than the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

American senna, Cassia Marilandica, an erect herb3 or 4 feet high, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1904)

by William Dwight Whitney

See American senna, above. sennachie, sennachy, 11. Same as seannachic. sauna-tree (sen'ii-tré), n. An arborescent species of Cassia, C. marginata of the West Indies. sennetll (sen'et), n. [Also written sennit, scncl, sennatc, synnet, cynet, ...

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